Cookies disclaimer

I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

590-90-9 - 4-Hydroxy-2-butanone, 95% - L11456 - Alfa Aesar

L11456 4-Hydroxy-2-butanone, 95%

CAS Number
590-90-9
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 43.20
100g 111.00
Add to Cart Add to Quote Request View Item

4-Hydroxy-2-butanone, 95%

MDL
MFCD00059005
EINECS
209-693-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H8O2
Formula Weight
88.11
Boiling Point
73-76°/12mm
Flash Point
89°(192°F)
Density
1.020
Refractive Index
1.4310
Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol, ethanol and ether.

Applications

4-Hydroxy-2-butanone is used in the preparation of fused benzazepine molecules as selective D3 receptor antagonists with pharmaceutical activity. It is also used in the preparation of verrucarin and mevalonic acid lactone. Further, it is used to prepare 3-buten-2-one through dehydration over an anatase titanium dioxide catalyst. It is also employed in the preparation of 4-methyl-5-hydroxymethylthiazole, (±)-lineatin and beta-hydroxylactones.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Mei, J.; Mao, J.; Chen, Z.; Yuan, S.; Li, H.; Yin, H. Mechanism and kinetics of 4-hydroxy-2-butanone formation from formaldehyde and acetone under supercritical conditions and in high-temperature liquid-phase. Chem. Eng. Sci. 2015, 131, 213-218.

Bouzidi, H.; Aslan, L.; El Dib, G.; Coddeville, P.; Fittschen, C.; Tomas, A. Investigation of the Gas-Phase Photolysis and Temperature-Dependent OH Reaction Kinetics of 4-Hydroxy-2-butanone. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2015, 49 (20), 12178-12186.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227-H315-H319-H335

Combustible liquid. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210u-P261-P280a-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P312a-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. 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
1737666
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.40
TSCA
Yes

Recommended

Recently Viewed

Chemicals

Life Science

Metals & Materials

Catalysts

Analytical & Labware