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5192-62-1 - 4-Hydroxy-3,6-dimethyl-2-pyrone, 97% - 3,6-Dimethyl-4-hydroxy-2-pyrone - H26074 - Alfa Aesar

H26074 4-Hydroxy-3,6-dimethyl-2-pyrone, 97%

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1g 135.96
5g 402.40
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4-Hydroxy-3,6-dimethyl-2-pyrone, 97%


Chemical Properties

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4-Hydroxy-3,6-dimethyl-2-pyrone is the reactant in the formation of unnatural novel polyketides.


Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Terese E. Acker,; Paul E. Brenneisen,; Stuart W. Tanenbaum. Isolation, Structure, and Radiochemical Synthesis of 3,6-Dimethyl-4-hydroxy-2-pyrone. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1966 , 88 (4), 834-837.

Ikuro Abe,; Yusuke Takahashi,; Weiwei Lou,; Hiroshi Noguchi. Enzymatic Formation of Unnatural Novel Polyketides from Alternate Starter and Nonphysiological Extension Substrate by Chalcone Synthase Org. Lett.,. 2003, 5 (8), 1277-1280.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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