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123-15-9 - 2-Methylvaleraldehyde, 98% - 2-Methylpentanal - B24199 - Alfa Aesar

B24199 2-Methylvaleraldehyde, 98%

CAS Number
123-15-9
Synonyms
2-Methylpentanal

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2-Methylvaleraldehyde, 98%

MDL
MFCD00006986
EINECS
204-605-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3(CH2)2CH(CH3)CHO
Formula Weight
100.16
Melting point
-100°
Boiling Point
119-120°
Flash Point
16°(62°F)
Density
0.808
Refractive Index
1.4010
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in water (4.2g/L at 25°C).

Applications

2-Methylvaleraldehyde is used as an intermediate to manufacture organic compounds (pharmaceuticals, odorants and flavorings)

Notes

Keep container tightly closed. Store under inert gas. It is sensitive to air. Store in cool dry conditions in well sealed containers.

Literature References

John C Traeger. Heats of formation for the propen-1-ol and propen-2-ol cations by photoionization mass spectrometry1. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry. 2001 210-211 (21), 181-188.

Tohru Yamada.; Oliver Rhode.; Toshihiro Takai.; Teruaki Mukaiyama. Oxidation of Aldehydes into Carboxylic Acids with Molecular Oxygen Using Nickel(II) Complex Catalyst. Chemistry Letters. 1991, 20 (1), 5-8.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H315-H319-H335-H402-H412

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. Harmful to aquatic life. Harmful 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
1739423
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
RZ6905000

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