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A14070 Methyl isobutyrate, 98%

CAS Number
547-63-7
Synonyms
Isobutyric acid methyl ester
Methyl 2-methylpropionate

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A14070-AE 100ml 28.10
A14070-AP 500ml 108.00
A14070-0F 2500ml 429.00
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Methyl isobutyrate, 98%

MDL
MFCD00008914
EINECS
208-929-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH3)2CHCO2CH3
Formula Weight
102.13
Melting point
-85°
Boiling Point
90-92°
Flash Point
3°(37°F)
Density
0.891
Refractive Index
1.3840
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

Methyl isobutyrate is used as a flavoring agent. It was used as diluent in forced Rayleigh scattering studies to measure diffusion coefficients for a ternary system comprising camphorquinone in poly(methyl methacrylate).

Notes

Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Eiichi Nakamura; Kouichi Sekiya; Isao Kuwajima. Chiral zinc homoenolate of methyl isobutyrate. A new building block for the synthesis of chiral α-methylesters. Tetrahedron Letters. 1987, 28,(3), 337-340.

 

Adriana Dinca; Thomas P.Davis; Keith J.Fisher; Derek R.Smith; Gary D.Willett. Vanadium oxide anion cluster reactions with methyl isobutyrate and methyl methacrylate monomer and dimer: a study by FT/ICR mass spectrometry1. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry. 1999, 182-183,73-84.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H315-H319-H335

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. 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. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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
14,6088
Beilstein
1740720
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.60
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
NQ5425000

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