Cookies disclaimer

I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

A12938 Ethyl methanesulfonate, 99%

CAS Number
62-50-0
Synonyms
Ethyl mesylate
Methanesulfonic acid ethyl ester

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12938-06 5g 27.80
A12938-09 10g 48.70
A12938-18 50g 151.00
A12938-30 250g 624.00
Add to Cart Bulk/Specialty Print Quote View Item

Ethyl methanesulfonate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00007559
EINECS
200-536-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3SO3CH2CH3
Formula Weight
124.16
Boiling Point
85-86°/10mm
Flash Point
100°(212°F)
Density
1.170
Refractive Index
1.4180
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Applications

Ethyl methanesulfonate is used as mutagen for both mammalian and plant cells. It finds application as a model alkylating agent in the study of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) repair processes.

Notes

Special handling precautions required. View MSDS prior to purchase. MSDS available online at www.alfa.com.Moisture sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Hartwig, B.; James, G. V.; Konrad, K.; Schneeberger, K.; Turck, F. Fast isogenic mapping-by-sequencing of ethyl methanesulfonate-induced mutant bulks. Plant Physiol. 2012, 160 (2), 591-600.

Gunther, W. C.; Coffing, S. L.; Dickinson, D. A.; Engel, M. E.; Fiedler, R. D.; O'Lone, S. D.; Dobo, K. L. Evaluation of the Pig-a, micronucleus, and comet assay endpoints in a 28-day study with ethyl methanesulfonate. Environ Mol Mutagen 2014, 55 (6), 492-499.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335-H340-H351

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause genetic defects. Suspected of causing cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Avoid breathing 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 SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,3827
Beilstein
773969
Harmonized Tariff Code
2904.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
PB2100000

Recommended

Recently Viewed

Chemicals

Life Science

Metals & Materials

Catalysts

Analytical & Labware