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A13926 tert-Butyl hydroperoxide, 70% aq. soln.

CAS Number
75-91-2
Synonyms
TBHP

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13926-AE 100ml 23.10
A13926-AP 500ml 49.20
A13926-0F 2500ml 216.00
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tert-Butyl hydroperoxide, 70% aq. soln.

MDL
MFCD00002130
EINECS
200-915-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H10O2
Formula Weight
90.12
Melting point
-3°
Boiling Point
96° dec.
Flash Point
43°(109°F)
Density
0.937
Refractive Index
1.3870
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold.
Solubility
Miscible with water and diethyl ether.

Applications

tert-Butyl hydroperoxide is used as an initiator for radical polymerization and in various oxidation process such as sharpless epoxidation. It is involved in osmium catalyzed vicinal hydroxylation of olefins under alkaline conditions. Furthermore, it is used in catalytic asymmetric oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides using binaphthol as a chiral auxiliary and in the oxidation of dibenzothiophenes. It plays an important role for the introduction of peroxy groups in organic synthesis.

Notes

Light sensitive. Store in cool place. Incompatible with powdered metals, strong oxidizing agents, reducing agents, acids, alkalis and heavy metals.

Literature References

Li, D.; Yang, T.; Su, H.; Yu, W. tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide and Tetrabutylammonium Iodide-Promoted Free Radical Cyclization of α-Imino-N-arylamides and alfa-Azido-N-arylamides. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357 (11), 2529-2539.

Sousa, C.; Moita, E.; Valentão, P.; Fernandes, F.; Monteiro, P.; Andrade, P. B. Effects of Colored and Noncolored Phenolics of Echium plantagineum L. Bee Pollen in Caco-2 Cells under Oxidative Stress Induced by tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide. J. Agric. Food. Chem. 2015, 63 (7), 2083-2091.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H242-H302-H311-H314-H317-H330-H335-H341

Flammable liquid and vapour. Heating may cause a fire. Harmful if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Fatal if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation. Suspected of causing genetic defects.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P220-P233-P234-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280g-P281-P284-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P333+P313-P363-P370+P37

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. Keep container tightly closed. Keep only in original container. 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. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves. Use personal protective equipment as required. Wear respiratory 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. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire:

Other References

Merck
14,1570
Beilstein
1098280
Hazard Class
5.2
Harmonized Tariff Code
2909.60
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EQ4900000

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