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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Methylbutyric acid, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Methylbutyric acid
CAS 116-53-0
Molecular Formula C5H10O2
Formula Weight 102.14
MDL Number MFCD00002669
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 1720486
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AAA115460F

 
alfa aesar™
A115460F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA11546AC

 
alfa aesar™
A11546AC
25mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA11546AP

 
alfa aesar™
A11546AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 102.14
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Percent Range 98%
Chemical Name or Material 2-Methylbutyric acid
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C5H10O2
MDL Number MFCD00002669
CAS 116-53-0
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 1720486
Boiling Point 175° to 176°C
Flash Point 73°C (163°F)
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Quantity 2500mL
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H314-H318-H227
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number EK7897000

Applications
2-Methylbutyric acid, can be used as food additive for butter, cream, cheese flavor deployment. It is an important raw material and intermediate used in Organic Synthesis, Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals and Dyestuff. It is also used in the synthesis of 2-methylbutyric anhydride.

Solubility
It is soluble in water, but highly soluble in most common organic solvents such as Chloroform, Methanol.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from Bases, Oxidizing agents, Reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H314-H318-H227
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.