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2052-49-5 - Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 40% w/w aq. soln. - L02809 - Alfa Aesar

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

CAS Number
2052-49-5
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 41.60
250g 115.00
1000g 297.00
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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
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
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: H314

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P363-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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 IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

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

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