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A12626 Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 40% w/w in methanol

CAS Number
2052-49-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12626-AE 100ml 63.40
A12626-AP 500ml 230.00
A12626-0F 2500ml 912.00
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Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 40% w/w in methanol

MDL
MFCD00009425
EINECS
218-147-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
[CH3(CH2)3]4NOH
Formula Weight
259.48
Flash Point
18°(64°F)
Density
0.910
Refractive Index
1.400
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Air Sensitive. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with organic solvents.

Applications

Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 40% w/w in methanol is used as a phase-transfer catalyst in organic synthesis especially for alkylation and condensation reactions. It is also used as a curing accelerator for epoxy resins.

Notes

Air sensitive and hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong acids and corrodes metal.

Literature References

Bauer, M.; Spange, S. Enhancing the Reactivity of an Electrophilic Barbiturate Dye by Cooperative Hydrogen Bonding. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 2010 (2), 259-264.

Clark, D. C.; Baker, W. E.; Russell, K. E.; Whitney, R. A. Dual monomer grafting of styrene and maleic anhydride onto model hydrocarbon substrates. J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem. 2000, 38 (13), 2456-2468.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H301-H311-H314-H331-H335-H370

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Toxic if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation. Causes damage to organs.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
3571228
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2923.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BS5425000

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