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B23003 1,2,4-Benzenetricarboxylic anhydride, 97%

CAS Number
552-30-7
Synonyms
4-Carboxyphthalic anhydride
Trimellitic anhydride

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B23003-30 250g 21.60
B23003-A1 1kg 54.50
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1,2,4-Benzenetricarboxylic anhydride, 97%

MDL
MFCD00005925
EINECS
209-008-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C9H4O5
Formula Weight
192.13
Melting point
165-169°
Boiling Point
240-245°/14mm
Flash Point
227°(440°F)
Density
1.540
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Hydrolyzes in water. Soluble in ethanol, acetone, and most other organic solvents.

Applications

1,2,4-Benzenetricarboxylic anhydride is used to produce good heat-proof, weather-proof and solvent-proof trimellitate plasticizers, to synthesize polyester resins, curing agent of epoxy resins, heat-proof insulated laminas, heat-proof varnishes, stabilizers, dyestuffs, pigments, surfactants. TMA can also be used as accelerant for vulcanization, treating agent of fiber and flocculant of film. It has wide application to high class aerooil, impregnating oil for power capacitors, adhesives for granules, instant adhesives, sizing agents, antismoke agents, dyestuffs, printing inks, medicines and farm chemicals.

Notes

Moisture sensitive. Store under inert gas. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, bases, water/ moisture.

Literature References

V. Arjunan; Arushma Raja, S. Subramanian; S. Mohan. Vibrational, electronic and quantum chemical studies of 1,2,4-benzenetricarboxylic-1,2-anhydride. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2013, 110 141-150.

Ling Li; Lei Feng; Qinbo Wang and Xi Li. Solubility of 1,2,4-Benzenetricarboxylic Acid in Acetic Acid + Water Solvent Mixtures. J. Chem. Eng. Data. 2008, 53, (1), 298-300.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H312-H317-H318-H332-H334-H335

Harmful in contact with skin. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye damage. Harmful if inhaled. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P271-P272-P280-P285-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P333+P313-P342+P311-P363-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,9703
Beilstein
9394
Harmonized Tariff Code
2917.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DC2050000

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