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B24285 Ethyl (methylthio)acetate, 98%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B24285-06 5g 19.50
B24285-14 25g 61.60
B24285-22 100g 121.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-H315-H319

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. 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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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