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Alfa Aesar™ (2R,3R)-(-)-2,3-Butanediol, 98%

$75.88 - $294.00

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (2R,3R)-(-)-2,3-Butanediol
CAS 24347-58-8
Molecular Formula C4H10O2
Formula Weight 90.12
MDL Number MFCD00064267
Beilstein 4290593
Merck Index 14,1568
Synonym D-(-)-2,3-Butanediol
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AAL0658603

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alfa aesar™
L0658603
1g Each for $75.88

AAL0658606

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0658606
5g Each for $294.00
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 90.12
Chemical Name or Material (2R,3R)-(-)-2,3-Butanediol
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C4H10O2
MDL Number MFCD00064267
CAS 24347-58-8
Beilstein 4290593
Boiling Point 179° to 180°C
Merck Index 14,1568
Melting Point 16°C
Synonym D-(-)-2,3-Butanediol
Quantity 1g
Flash Point 85°C (185°F)
Optical Rotation −13° (Neat)
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H227
Combustible liquid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P370+P378a-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Applications
(2R,3R)-(-)-2,3-Butanediol is used as a chiral auxiliary, chiral ligand and building block. Cyclocondenses with ketones for (13)C NMR determination of optical purity. It is used in the resolution of carbonyl compounds in gas chromatography.

Solubility
Fully miscible in water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Store away from oxidizing agents. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, Acid chlorides, Acid anhydrides, Chloroformates, Reducing agents. Air sensitive.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P370+P378a-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H227
Combustible liquid.