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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Methylvaleric acid, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 97-61-0
Molecular Formula C6H12O2
Formula Weight 116.16
MDL Number MFCD00002671
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 1720655
Synonym 2-Methylpentanoic acid
Chemical Name or Material 2-Methylvaleric acid
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A138730E
2500g N/A N/A  
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AAA1387336 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1387336
500g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
(R,S)-2-methylvaleric acid is an intermediate in the synthesis of branched-chain. 2-Methylpentanoic acid (2-Methylvaleric acid) was used as an internal standard for gas chromatographic analysis of microbial end products.

Solubility
Soluble in water(13g/L).

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents, bases.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

97-61-0
116.16
UN3265
2-Methylpentanoic acid
C6H12O2
MFCD00002671
1720655
2-Methylvaleric acid

Specifications

97-61-0
116.16
UN3265
2-Methylpentanoic acid
196° to 197°C
91°C (195°F)
2-Methylvaleric acid
C6H12O2
MFCD00002671
1720655
−85°C
2500g
Unpleasant
≥98%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H227
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.

GHS P Statement
P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : YV7700000

TSCA : TSCA