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594-61-6 - 2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid, 99% (dry wt.), water <2% - 2-Hydroxy-2-methylpropionic acid - 2-Methyllactic acid - A13146 - Alfa Aesar

A13146 2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid, 99% (dry wt.), water <2%

CAS Number
594-61-6
Synonyms
2-Hydroxy-2-methylpropionic acid
2-Methyllactic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 26.10
100g 77.50
500g 354.00
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2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid, 99% (dry wt.), water <2%

MDL
MFCD00004459
EINECS
209-848-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H8O3
Formula Weight
104.11
Melting point
77-80°
Boiling Point
114°/12mm
Density
1.24
Solubility
Soluble in water, ether, alcohol, methanol and hot benzene.

Applications

2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid is used as an electrolyte in the separation of the metal ions by on-line cyclic voltammetry. It is also used as a building block for the synthesis of polymers. Its conjugate base, 2-hydroxybutyrate is utilized to catabolize L-threonine as well as synthesize glutathione. Further, it is used as an indicator for the early detection insulin resistance in non-diabetic subjects.

Notes

Incompatible with oxidizing agents, bases and reducing agents.

Literature References

Przybylski, D.; Rohwerder, T.; Dilßner, C.; Maskow, T.; Harms, H.; Müller, R. H. Exploiting mixtures of H2, CO2, and O2 for improved production of methacrylate precursor 2-hydroxyisobutyric acid by engineered Cupriavidus necator strains. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 2015, 99 (5), 2131-2145.

Lee, J.; Jung, Y.; Park, J. Y.; Lee, S. H.; Ryu, D. H.; Hwang, G. S. LC/MS-based polar metabolite profiling reveals gender differences in serum from patients with myocardial infarction. J. Pharm. Biomed. Anal. 2015, 115, 475-486.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H318-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280g-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1744739
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.19
TSCA
Yes

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