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123-05-7 - 2-Ethylhexanal, 97% - 2-Ethylcapronaldehyde - 2-Ethylhexaldehyde - B23471 - Alfa Aesar

B23471 2-Ethylhexanal, 97%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 22.50
250g 83.70
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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
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
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-H315-H319-H335-H303-H401-H411

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May be harmful if swallowed. Toxic to aquatic life. Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P273-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. 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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