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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 25.50
B23471-30 250g 96.70
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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-H317-H361

Flammable liquid and vapour. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P272-P280g-P281-P303+P361+P353-P308+P313-P333+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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