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538-86-3 - Benzyl methyl ether, 97% - alpha-Methoxytoluene - B23490 - Alfa Aesar

B23490 Benzyl methyl ether, 97%

CAS Number
538-86-3
Synonyms
alpha-Methoxytoluene

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 29.30
50g 78.40
250g 285.00
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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
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

Flammable liquid and vapour.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280a-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

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

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