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97-61-0 - 2-Methylvaleric acid, 98+% - 2-Methylpentanoic acid - A13873 - Alfa Aesar

A13873 2-Methylvaleric acid, 98+%

CAS Number
97-61-0
Synonyms
2-Methylpentanoic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 35.33
500g 98.10
2500g 386.53
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2-Methylvaleric acid, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00002671
EINECS
202-594-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H12O2
Formula Weight
116.16
Melting point
-85°
Boiling Point
196-197°
Flash Point
91°(195°F)
Density
0.930
Refractive Index
1.4140
Solubility
Soluble in water(13g/L).

Applications

(R,S)-2-methylvaleric acid is an intermediate in the synthesis of branched-chain. 2-Methylpentanoic acid (2-Methylvaleric acid) was used as an internal standard for gas chromatographic analysis of microbial end products.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents, bases.

Literature References

J W Mayhew, S L Gorbach. Internal standards for gas chromatographic analysis of metabolic end products from anaerobic bacteria.. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 1977, 33(4), 1002-1003.

Z Suarez de Mata et. al. Propionyl-CoA condensing enzyme from Ascaris muscle mitochondria. I. Isolation and characterization of multiple forms. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 1991, 285(1), 158-165.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318-H227-H303-H313

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Combustible liquid. May be harmful if swallowed. May be harmful in contact with skin.

Precautionary Statements: P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310

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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Other References

Beilstein
1720655
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
YV7700000

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