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

$119.30 - $544.91

Chemical Identifiers

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
Chemical Name or Material 2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid
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AAA1314622 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1314622
100g Each for $119.30
AAA1314636 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1314636
500g Each for $544.91
AAA1314614 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1314614
25g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

594-61-6
104.11
1744739
2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid
C4H8O3
MFCD00004459
2-Hydroxy-2-methylpropionic acid; 2-Methyllactic acid

Specifications

114°C (12mmHg)
100g
C4H8O3
MFCD00004459
2-Hydroxy-2-methylpropionic acid; 2-Methyllactic acid
99%, (dry wt.), water <2%
77° to 80°C
594-61-6
104.11
1744739
2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid

Safety and Handling

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

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.

Danger

TSCA : TSCA