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A15013 Trimethylacetaldehyde, 95%

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A15013-06 5g 60.40
A15013-14 25g 193.00
A15013-22 100g 612.00
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Trimethylacetaldehyde, 95%


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Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Air Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen.
It is virtually insoluble in water but soluble in chloroform.


Trimethylacetaldehyde is used as a stereoselective synthesis application. It is also used as a building block used in aldol condensation reactions. It is an important raw material and intermediate used in Organic Synthesis, Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals and Dyestuff.


Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature: 2 - 8°C. Keep away from oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Anna K. Szardenings.; Timothy S. Burkoth.; Gary C. Look.; David A. Campbell. A Reductive Alkylation Procedure Applicable to Both Solution- and Solid-Phase Syntheses of Secondary Amines. J. Org. Chem. 1996, 61, (19), 6720-6722.

Samiran Bhattacharjee.; Kwang-Eun Jeong.; Soon-Yong Jeong.; Wha-Seung Ahnl. Synthesis of a sulfonato-salen-nickel(II) complex immobilized in LDH fortetralin oxidation. New J. Chem. 2010, 34, 156-162.

Derivatizing agent for amino acids, forming oxazolidinones as volatile derivatives for GC: Anal. Biochem., 49, 442 (1972); Aust. J. Biol. Sci., 26, 831 (1973).

For formation of the fused pyrrolidino-oxazolidinone from L-proline, catalyzed by trifluoroacetic acid, and use of the product in a synthesis of ɑ-branched amino acids, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 9, 626 (1998):

For use in the protection of asparagine as a tetrahydropyrimidinone derivative, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 9, 17 (1998). For use of this system in ɑ-alkylation of (S)-asparagine with self-regeneration of the stereogenic center, see: J. Org. Chem., 63, 4706 (1998).

Promotes the epoxidation of alkenes with molecular oxygen: Tetrahedron Lett., 33, 6827 (1992).

The imine formed with ethylamine has been used to convert aryl chlorides to the hindered tertiary amides: N-ethyl-N-(1-methoxy-2,2-dimethylpropyl)benzamides, which can be ortho metallated cleanly at higher temperatures than other amide systems: J. Org. Chem., 60, 8417 (1995).

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

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