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623-42-7 - Methyl butyrate, 98+% - Butyric acid methyl ester - L04250 - Alfa Aesar

L04250 Methyl butyrate, 98+%

CAS Number
623-42-7
Synonyms
Butyric acid methyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 15.45
500ml 51.91
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Methyl butyrate, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00009391
EINECS
210-792-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3CH2CH2COOCH3
Formula Weight
102.14
Melting point
-85 to -84°
Boiling Point
100-102°
Flash Point
11°(51°F)
Density
0.898
Refractive Index
1.3860
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

Methyl butyrate is an important raw material and intermediate used in organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuff fields.

Notes

Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases.

Literature References

Susan W. Christopherson.; R.L. Glass. Preparation of Milk Fat Methyl Esters by Alcoholysis in an Essentially Nonalcoholic Solution. Journal of Dairy Science. 1969, 52 (8), 1289-1290.

Sigrun H. Sterri.; Bjørn A. Johnsen.; Frode Fonnum. A radiochemical assay method for carboxylesterase, and comparison of enzyme activity towards the substrates methyl [1-14C] butyrate and 4-nitrophenyl butyrate. Biochemical Pharmacology. 1985, 34 (15), 2779-2785.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H315-H319-H335

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. 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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6035
Beilstein
1740743
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.60
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ET5500000

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