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A16314 gamma-Butyrolactone, 99+%

CAS Number
96-48-0
Synonyms
4,5-Dihydro-2(3H)-furanone
4-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone

gamma-Butyrolactone, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00005386
EINECS
202-509-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H6O2
Formula Weight
86.09
Melting point
-44°
Boiling Point
204-206°
Flash Point
98°(208°F)
Density
1.054
Refractive Index
1.4360
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.

Literature References

Source of the 3-carboxypropyl side chain in Friedel-Crafts alkylations: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 74, 4721 (1952); Org. Synth. Coll., 4, 898 (1963).

ɑ-Bromination, and dehydrobromination gives the butenolide: Org. Synth. Coll., 5, 255 (1973). The ɑ-dibromo-compound is a useful precursor of arylazetidines: Tetrahedron, 45, 629 (1989):

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H318-H336

Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye damage. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P330-P501c

Avoid breathing 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. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1596
Beilstein
105248
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.20
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LU3500000

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