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B23471 2-Ethylhexanal, 97%

CAS Number
123-05-7
Synonyms
2-Ethylcapronaldehyde
2-Ethylhexaldehyde

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B23471-18 50g 25.00
B23471-30 250g 93.90
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2-Ethylhexanal, 97%

MDL
MFCD00006987
EINECS
204-596-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H16O
Formula Weight
128.21
Melting point
<-100°
Boiling Point
163°
Flash Point
50°(122°F)
Density
0.819
Refractive Index
1.4155
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

2-Ethylhexanal is used as an intermediate for chemical synthesis and in the production of pharmaceuticals and odorous substances.  

Notes

Air sensitive. Store in a cool, dry conditions, in well sealed conditions. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Christel Lehtinen and Gösta Brunow. Epoxidation of Terminal Alkenes with Oxygen and 2-Ethyl Hexanal, without Added Catalyst or Solvent. Org. Proc. Res. Dev. 1999, 3, (2), 101-103.

Christel Lehtinen and Gösta Brunow. Factors Affecting the Selectivity of Air Oxidation Of 2-Ethyhexanal, an α-Branched Aliphatic Aldehyde. Org. Proc. Res. Dev. 2000, 4 (6), 544-549.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H303-H315-H319-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. May be harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1700556
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MN7525000

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