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10020-96-9 - (R)-(+)-Mandelonitrile, 98% - (R)-(+)-alpha-Hydroxybenzeneacetonitrile - H56658 - Alfa Aesar

H56658 (R)-(+)-Mandelonitrile, 98%

CAS Number
10020-96-9
Synonyms
(R)-(+)-alpha-Hydroxybenzeneacetonitrile

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250mg 14.40
1g 44.20
5g 199.00
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(R)-(+)-Mandelonitrile, 98%

MDL
MFCD01320485

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H7NO
Formula Weight
133.15
Melting point
28-30°
Boiling Point
170°
Flash Point
113°(235°F)
Density
1.117
Refractive Index
1.5320
Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

It is a useful intermediate in the preparation of optically active α-hydroxyl carboxylic acids, α-hydroxyl aldehydes, α-hydroxy ketones, and 2-amino alcohols.

Notes

Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Store at room temperature.

Literature References

Keizou Yamamoto.; Isao Fujimatsu.; Ken-Ichi Komatsu. Purification and characterization of the nitrilase from Alcaligenes faecalis ATCC 8750 responsible for enantioselective hydrolysis of mandelonitrile. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 1992, 73 (6),425-430.

Tuomas T. Huuhtanen.; Liisa T. Kanerva. Enzyme-catalysed synthesis of optically active aliphatic cyanohydrins. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry. 1992, 3 (10),1223-1226.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H315-H318

Toxic if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P280a-P301+P310a-P305+P351+P338-P321-P405-P501a

Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,5719
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2926.90
TSCA
No

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