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498-21-5 - Methylsuccinic acid, 99% - H60967 - Alfa Aesar

H60967 Methylsuccinic acid, 99%

CAS Number
498-21-5
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 74.37
100g 207.60
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Methylsuccinic acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002659
EINECS
207-857-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H8O4
Formula Weight
132.11
Melting point
110-115°
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Methylsuccinic acid is used as a flux material and an important dyestuff intermediate. It is also used as an intermediate in medicine and pharmaceuticals.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Store under room temperature. Moisture sensitive.

Literature References

vJohn R. Anderson.; Raymond L. Edwards.; Anthony J. S. Whalley. Metabolites of the higher fungi. Part 22. 2-Butyl-3-methylsuccinic acid and 2-hexylidene-3-methylsuccinic acid from xylariaceous fungi. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1. 1985, 1481-1485.

Raymond Andersen.; George Buechi.; Brunhilde Kobbe.; Arnold L. Demain. Secalonic acids D and F are toxic metabolites of Aspergillus aculeatus. J. Org. Chem. 1977, 42 (2),352-353.

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.

Other References

Beilstein
1722946
Harmonized Tariff Code
2917.19
TSCA
Yes

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