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91-57-6 - 2-Methylnaphthalene, 97% - L02459 - Alfa Aesar

L02459 2-Methylnaphthalene, 97%

CAS Number
91-57-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 20.30
500g 54.60
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2-Methylnaphthalene, 97%

MDL
MFCD00004118
EINECS
202-078-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C11H10
Formula Weight
142.20
Melting point
31-35°
Boiling Point
241-243°
Flash Point
97°(206°F)
Density
1.001
Solubility
Insoluble in water. Soluble in alcohol, chloroform, methanol.

Applications

The main uses of methylnaphthalene are as a raw material for dyestuff dispersants and heat transfer oils, and as a solvent for agricultural chemical. It has been used as an indicator of smoke exposure in food and packaging materials.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Annweiler E, et al. Identical ring cleavage products during anaerobic degradation of naphthalene, 2-methylnaphthalene, and tetralin indicate a new metabolic pathway.Appl Environ Microbiol.,2002,68(2), 852-8.

Sharanagouda U, et al. Degradation of 2-methylnaphthalene by Pseudomonas sp. strain NGK1.Curr Microbiol.,2000,43(6), 440-3.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P280a-P305+P351+P338-P301+P312a-P321-P332+P313-P501a

Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Specific treatment (see label). If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
906859
Hazard Class
9
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2902.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
QJ9635000

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