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123-72-8 - Butyraldehyde, 98+% - Butanal - A18243 - Alfa Aesar

A18243 Butyraldehyde, 98+%

CAS Number
123-72-8
Synonyms
Butanal

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 26.37
2500ml 58.20
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Butyraldehyde, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00007023
EINECS
204-646-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H8O
Formula Weight
72.11
Melting point
-99°
Boiling Point
75-76°
Flash Point
-11°(12°F)
Density
0.80
Refractive Index
1.3800
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol, ether, ethyl acetate, acetone and toluene.

Applications

Butyraldehyde is used as an intermediate in the production of synthetic resins, rubber accelerators, tanning auxiliaries, perfumes, flavors, plasticizers and high molecular weight polymers. It acts as a chemical intermediate to prepare other chemicals such as 2-ethylhexanol, n-butanol, polyvinyl butyral (PVB), n-butyric acid and pharmaceuticals.

Notes

Air sensitive. Store in cool place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, reducing agents, strong bases and acids.

Literature References

Lee, S.; Varma, A. Aldol condensation of n-butyraldehyde in a biphasic stirred tank reactor: Experiments and models. AIChE Journal 2015, 61 (7), 2228-2239.

Schlager, S.; Neugebauer, H.; Haberbauer, M.; Hinterberger, G.; Sariciftci, N. S. Direct Electrochemical Addressing of Immobilized Alcohol Dehydrogenase for the Heterogeneous Bioelectrocatalytic Reduction of Butyraldehyde to Butanol. ChemCatChem 2015, 7 (6), 967 - 971.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225

Highly flammable liquid and vapour.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P240-P241-P233-P242-P243-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Keep container tightly closed. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1591
Beilstein
506061
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ES2275000

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