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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Methylvaleric acid, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Methylvaleric acid
CAS 97-61-0
Molecular Formula C6H12O2
Formula Weight 116.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002671
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 1720655
Synonym 2-Methylpentanoic acid
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AAA138730E

 
alfa aesar™
A13873-0E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1387336

 
alfa aesar™
A13873-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −85°C
Boiling Point 196° to 197°C
Quantity 2500g
Flash Point 91°C (195°F)
Odor Unpleasant
Chemical Name or Material 2-Methylvaleric acid
CAS 97-61-0
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C6H12O2
Formula Weight 116.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002671
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 1720655
Synonym 2-Methylpentanoic acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H227
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.
Health Hazard 3 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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number YV7700000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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