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A13991 4-Pentenoic acid, 98%

CAS Number
591-80-0
Synonyms
Allylacetic acid
3-Vinylpropionic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13991-09 10g 31.90
A13991-14 25g 68.50
A13991-22 100g 243.00
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4-Pentenoic acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00004408
EINECS
209-732-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
H2C=CH(CH2)2CO2H
Formula Weight
100.12
Melting point
-22°
Boiling Point
187-189°
Flash Point
89°(192°F)
Density
0.891
Refractive Index
1.4283
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol, Slightly soluble in water

Applications

The sulfonation of 4-pentenoic acid (Allylacetic acid) yields the corresponding γ-lactone. It was used to inhibit fatty acid oxidation in rat heart mitochondria.

Notes

Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases.

Literature References

J.C.Fong; H.Schulz. On the rate-determining step of fatty acid oxidation in heart. Inhibition of fatty acid oxidation by 4-pentenoic acid. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 1978, 253,(19), 6917-6922.

 

C.Corredor; K.Brendel; R.Bressler. Studies of the mechanism of the hypoglycemic action of 4-pentenoic acid. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1967, 58,(6), 2299-2306.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227-H302-H314

Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P260-P264b-P270-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. 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. 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 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. 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

Beilstein
1633696
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
SB2800000

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