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Alfa Aesar™ 2,2-Dimethylbutyryl chloride, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2,2-Dimethylbutyryl chloride
CAS 5856-77-9
Molecular Formula C6H11ClO
Formula Weight 134.61g/mol
MDL Number MFCD03093071
UN Number UN2920
Beilstein 1743935
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Products
Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity    

AAL1812518

 
alfa aesar™
L18125-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL1812509

 
alfa aesar™
L18125-09
10g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL1812530

 
alfa aesar™
L18125-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 133°C
Quantity 50g
Flash Point 29°C (84°F)
Chemical Name or Material 2,2-Dimethylbutyryl chloride
CAS 5856-77-9
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C6H11ClO
Formula Weight 134.61g/mol
MDL Number MFCD03093071
UN Number UN2920
Beilstein 1743935
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H226
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUIDS, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.

Applications
,2-Dimethylbutanoyl chloride is a reagent that is used in the synthesis of 4α,5-Dihydro Simvastatin, the drug, is sold under the trade name Zocor. A competitive inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. A synthetic analog of Lovastatin. Antilipemic.

Solubility
Reacts with water. Soluble in chloroform and ethyl acetate.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Store away from water/moisture, strong bases and oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under inert gas. Keep ignition sources away. Protect from electrostatic charges.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H226
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapor.