Cookies disclaimer

I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

4455-13-4 - Ethyl (methylthio)acetate, 98% - (Methylthio)acetic acid ethyl ester - B24285 - Alfa Aesar

B24285 Ethyl (methylthio)acetate, 98%

CAS Number
4455-13-4
Synonyms
(Methylthio)acetic acid ethyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 8.69
25g 18.73
100g 77.89
Add to Cart Add to Quote Request View Item

Ethyl (methylthio)acetate, 98%

MDL
MFCD00009182
EINECS
224-700-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3SCH2CO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight
134.20
Boiling Point
176°
Flash Point
59°(138°F)
Density
1.06
Refractive Index
1.4600
Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Miscible with alcohol. Immiscible with water.

Applications

Ethyl (methylthio)acetate is used as an internal standard during the analytical determination of volatile sulfur compounds in port wines. Further, it is used as food flavors.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong alkalis.

Literature References

In the presence of chlorine or t-butyl hypochlorite, substituted anilines give ortho-substituted derivatives via a base-promoted Sommelet-Hauser type rearrangement of an intermediate azasulfonium salt: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 96, 5512 (1974):

The products are used in the synthesis of oxindoles; see, e.g.: J. Heterocycl. Chem., 28, 1525 (1991).

Under photochemical conditions, alkenes are converted to the homologated saturated ethyl esters: Tetrahedron Lett., 38, 7829 (1997).

Spadafora, N. D.; Paramithiotis, S.; Drosinos, E. H.; Cammarisano, L.; Rogers, H. J.; Muller, C. T. Detection of Listeria monocytogenes in cut melon fruit using analysis of volatile organic compounds. Food Microbiol. 2015, 54, 52-59.

Ho, L. H.; Bhat, R. Exploring the potential nutraceutical values of durian (Durio zibethinus L.) - An exotic tropical fruit. Food Chem. 2015, 168, 80-89.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H319-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/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. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1744999
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
No

Recommended

  • A11766

    Allyl bromide, 99%, stab. with 300-1000ppm Propylene oxide
  • A14738

    4-Nitrobenzoic acid, 99%
  • B24738

    2-Amino-6-nitrobenzothiazole, 96%
  • L07705

    Borane-dimethyl sulfide complex, 94%
  • 11420

    Silver carbonate, 99.5% (metals basis)

Recently Viewed

Chemicals

Life Science

Metals & Materials

Catalysts

Analytical & Labware