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96-48-0 - gamma-Butyrolactone, 99+% - 4,5-Dihydro-2(3H)-furanone - 4-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone - A16314 - Alfa Aesar

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

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-H315-H318

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P280a-P305+P351+P338-P310a-P301+P312a-P321-P501a

Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. 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/doctor IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

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

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