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A13752 3-Hydroxy-2-butanone, monomer + dimer, 95%

CAS Number
513-86-0
Synonyms
Acetoin
Acetyl methyl carbinol

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13752-18 50g 33.20
A13752-30 250g 111.00
A13752-0B 1000g 379.00
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3-Hydroxy-2-butanone, monomer + dimer, 95%

MDL
MFCD00038696
EINECS
208-174-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H8O2
Formula Weight
88.11
Boiling Point
148°
Flash Point
41°(106°F)
Density
1.013
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold.
Solubility
Miscible with water, propylene glycol and alcohol. Slightly miscible with ether, petroleum ether. Immiscible with fatty oils and vegetable oil.

Applications

3-Hydroxy-2-butanone is a chemical used in food flavoring and fragrances. It acts as an intermediate of butanediol cycle in microorganisms. It is used as an aroma carrier in the preparation of flavors and essences.

Notes

Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Solid dimer is converted to liquid monomer on melting, dissolution or distillation. Gradually reverts to dimer on standing.

Praske, E.; Crounse, J. D.; Bates, K. H.; Kurten, T.; Kjaergaard, H. G.; Wennberg, P. O. Atmospheric Fate of Methyl Vinyl Ketone: Peroxy Radical Reactions with NO and HO2. J. Phys. Chem. A 2015, 119 (19), 4562-4572.

Liu, J.; Liu, M.; He, C.; Song, H.; Chen, F. Effect of thermal treatment on the flavor generation from Maillard reaction of xylose and chicken peptide. LWT Food Sci. Technol. 2015, 64 (1), 316-325.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H315-H319

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P264b-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P332+P313-P337+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling 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 IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: 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

Merck
14,64
Beilstein
385636
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.99
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EL8790000

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