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96-35-5 - Methyl glycolate, 98% - Glycolic acid methyl ester - Methyl hydroxyacetate - A17870 - Alfa Aesar

A17870 Methyl glycolate, 98%

CAS Number
96-35-5
Synonyms
Glycolic acid methyl ester
Methyl hydroxyacetate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 26.68
25g 89.19
100g 237.60
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Methyl glycolate, 98%

MDL
MFCD00004667
EINECS
202-502-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H6O3
Formula Weight
90.08
Boiling Point
150-151°
Flash Point
67°(152°F)
Density
1.184
Refractive Index
1.4170
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Applications

Methyl glycolate is a chemical reagent used in the synthesis of taxol and rapamycin. It is used in leather tanning and textile dyeing. It acts as a flavoring agent, preservative in food processing, in water treatment industries and as chemical intermediates. Further, it is used in emulsion polymers, ink and paint additive to improve flow properties and impart gloss. It plays an important role in producing triisopropylsilanyloxy-acetic acid methyl ester using imidazole as reagent.

Notes

Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Wen, C.; Cui, Y.; Chen, X.; Zong, B.; Dai, W. L. Reaction temperature controlled selective hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate to methyl glycolate and ethylene glycol over copper-hydroxyapatite catalysts. Appl. Catal., B 2015, 162, 483-493.

Zhou, J.; Duan, X.; Ye, L.; Zheng, J.; Li, M. M. J.; Tsang, S. E.; Yuan, Y. Enhanced chemoselective hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate to methyl glycolate over bimetallic Ag-Ni/SBA-15 catalysts. Appl. Catal., A 2015, 505, 344-353.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227

Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-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. 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

Beilstein
1699571
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.19
TSCA
Yes

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