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1445-91-6 - (S)-(-)-1-Phenylethanol, 98+% - (S)-(-)-alpha-Methylbenzyl alcohol - (S)-(-)-sec-Phenethyl alcohol - B21188 - Alfa Aesar

B21188 (S)-(-)-1-Phenylethanol, 98+%

CAS Number
1445-91-6
Synonyms
(S)-(-)-alpha-Methylbenzyl alcohol
(S)-(-)-sec-Phenethyl alcohol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 32.96
5g 117.45
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(S)-(-)-1-Phenylethanol, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00064264

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H10O
Formula Weight
122.17
Melting point
9-11°
Boiling Point
97-99°/20mm
Flash Point
85°(185°F)
Density
1.012
Refractive Index
1.5280
Solubility
Soluble in water at 20°C 20g/L. Soluble in alcohol.

Applications

It finds its application in the synthesis of optically active products. Used for the synthesis of various pharmaceutical compounds. It can also be used as a chiral derivatizing agent for determining the absolute configuration of secondary alcohols.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Olaf Kniemeyer and Johann Heider. (S)-1-Phenylethanol dehydrogenase of Azoarcus sp. strain EbN1, an enzyme of anaerobic ethylbenzene catabolism.Arch. Microbiol.2001176(1), 129-135.

Sushil Krishnamurthy, et al. New thermotropic chiral nematic copolymers. 2. A study of helical sense and twisting power based on copolymers containing (S)-(-)-1-phenylethanol and (R)-(-)-methyl mandelate.Macromolecules,199124(12), 3481-3484.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318-H315-H302-H335-H227

Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. Harmful if swallowed. May cause respiratory irritation. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P310-P362-P301+P312-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
2039797
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2906.29
TSCA
No

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