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Alfa Aesar™ 2,3-Butanedione, 99%

$48.46 - $48.46

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2,3-Butanedione
CAS 431-03-8
Molecular Formula C4H6O2
Formula Weight 86.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008756
UN Number UN2346
Beilstein 605398
Merck Index 14,2966
Synonym Biacetyl; Diacetyl
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AAA1421722

 
alfa aesar™
A14217-22
100g Each for $48.46

AAA1421736

 
alfa aesar™
A14217-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −3°C
Boiling Point 87° to 88°C
Quantity 100g
Flash Point 10°C (50°F)
Odor Sweet
Chemical Name or Material 2,3-Butanedione
CAS 431-03-8
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C4H6O2
Formula Weight 86.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008756
UN Number UN2346
Beilstein 605398
Merck Index 14,2966
Synonym Biacetyl; Diacetyl
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H302-H332-H315-H319
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing 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 in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: BUTANEDIONE
RTECS Number EK2625000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
2,3-Butanedione is used to form triazine and pteridine ring systems by cyclocondensation with amines. It is also used to inactivate aminopeptidase-N and acts as a precursor to alpha-diones. It finds use in alcoholic beverages, foods, to modify arginyl residues in proteins and to give a buttery flavor to microwave popcorns.

Solubility
Miscible with water.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with acids, strong bases, metals, reducing agents and oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing 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 in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H302-H332-H315-H319
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.