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101-41-7 - Methyl phenylacetate, 99% - Phenylacetic acid methyl ester - A15537 - Alfa Aesar

A15537 Methyl phenylacetate, 99%

CAS Number
101-41-7
Synonyms
Phenylacetic acid methyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 21.94
1000g 55.93
5000g 264.71
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Methyl phenylacetate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008453
EINECS
202-940-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C9H10O2
Formula Weight
150.18
Boiling Point
218-220°
Flash Point
85°(185°F)
Density
1.067
Refractive Index
1.5070
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Applications

Methyl phenylacetate is utilized for partition coefficient measurement experiments. It is mainly used in the flavor industry and in perfumes to impart honey scents. Further, it acts as a precursor to prepare synthetic perfumes. It acts as an acylating agent and involved in the enantioselective acylation of beta-lactam intermediate using penicillin G amidase.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Ramachandran, P. V.; Chanda, P. B. Overriding effect of temperature over reagent and substrate size for boron-mediated aldol reaction of methyl phenylacetate. Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54 (44), 5886-5888.

Ramachandran, P. V.; Chanda, P. B. Solvent-or Temperature-Controlled Diastereoselective Aldol Reaction of Methyl Phenylacetate. Org. lett. 2012, 14 (17), 4346-4349.

Müller, S. T.; Murat, A.; Maillos, D.; Lesimple, P.; Hellier, P.; Wirth, T. Rapid Generation and Safe Use of Carbenes Enabled by a Novel Flow Protocol with In-line IR spectroscopy. Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 21 (19), 7016-7020.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227-H303

Combustible liquid. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P312-P370+P378a-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,7268
Beilstein
878795
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AJ3175000

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