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L02809 Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 40% w/w aq. soln.

CAS Number
2052-49-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L02809-18 50g 43.50
L02809-30 250g 125.00
L02809-0B 1000g 322.00
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Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 40% w/w aq. soln.

MDL
MFCD00009425
EINECS
218-147-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C16H37NO
Formula Weight
259.48
Flash Point
None
Density
0.990
Refractive Index
1.4080
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with organic solvents.

Applications

Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 40% w/w aq. solution is used as a phase-transfer catalyst in organic synthesis especially for alkylation and condensation reactions. It is used as a curing accelerator for epoxy resins. It is also used in preparation of dichlorocarbene from chloroform.

Notes

Air sensitive and hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong acids and corrodes metal.

Literature References

Useful base, either as the aqueous or methanolic (see following entries) solution, compare Benzyl­trimethyl­ammonium hydroxide, A14927, for a variety of alkylation and condensation reactions; see, e.g.: Synth. Commun., 13, 927 (1983). Forms salts with many anions which may then be extracted into organic solvents: Acta Chem. Scand.: 23, 2202, 2203, 2204 (1969).

Liu, X.; Jiao, Y.; Lin, C.; Sun, K.; Zhao, Y. PBDEs, hydroxylated PBDEs and methoxylated PBDEs in bivalves from Beijing markets. Chemosphere 2014, 110, 97-103.

Du, X.; Gellerstedt, G.; Li, J. Universal fractionation of lignin-carbohydrate complexes (LCCs) from lignocellulosic biomass: an example using spruce wood. Plant J. 2013, 74 (2), 328-338.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
3571228
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2923.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BS5425000

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