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B23490 Benzyl methyl ether, 97%

CAS Number
538-86-3
Synonyms
alpha-Methoxytoluene

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B23490-09 10g 30.50
B23490-18 50g 81.60
B23490-30 250g 297.00
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Benzyl methyl ether, 97%

MDL
MFCD00025901
EINECS
208-705-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H5CH2OCH3
Formula Weight
122.17
Melting point
-53°
Boiling Point
173-175°
Flash Point
56°(133°F)
Density
0.940
Refractive Index
1.5015
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Benzyl methyl ether is used to produce benzaldehyde. It is used as perfuming agents.

Notes

Incompatible materials are oxidizing agents. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Literature References

Hans-Friedrich Grützmachera; Silvia Dohmeier-Fischera. Polycondensation of benzyl methyl ether by reaction with gaseous benzyl cations—a potpourri of mechanisms of organic ion/molecule reactions. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry. 1998, 179-180, 207-221.

D.G. Markees. Reaction of Benzyl Methyl Ethers with Bromine and N-Bromosuccinimide. J. Org. Chem. 1958, 23, (10), 1490-1492.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H319

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P264b-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313-P370+P378q-P501c

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. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling 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 eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1140
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2909.30
TSCA
Yes

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