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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid, 99% (dry wt.), water <2%

$116.77 - $533.39

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid
CAS 594-61-6
Molecular Formula C4H8O3
Formula Weight 104.11
MDL Number MFCD00004459
Beilstein 1744739
Synonym 2-Hydroxy-2-methylpropionic acid; 2-Methyllactic acid
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AAA1314622

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alfa aesar™
A1314622
100g Each for $116.77

AAA1314636

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alfa aesar™
A1314636
500g Each for $533.39
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 104.11
TSCA TSCA
CAS 594-61-6
Assay Percent Notes (dry wt.), water <2%
Quantity 100g
MDL Number MFCD00004459
Synonym 2-Hydroxy-2-methylpropionic acid; 2-Methyllactic acid
Boiling Point 114°C (12mmHg)
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/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.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Melting Point 77° to 80°C
Assay 99%
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Chemical Name or Material 2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H318-H335-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
Molecular Formula C4H8O3
Beilstein 1744739

Applications
2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid is used as an electrolyte in the separation of the metal ions by on-line cyclic voltammetry. It is also used as a building block for the synthesis of polymers. Its conjugate base, 2-hydroxybutyrate is utilized to catabolize L-threonine as well as synthesize glutathione. Further, it is used as an indicator for the early detection insulin resistance in non-diabetic subjects.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ether, alcohol, methanol and hot benzene.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents, bases and reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/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.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H318-H335-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.