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Alfa Aesar™ 3-Hydroxy-2-butanone, monomer + dimer, 95%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 3-Hydroxy-2-butanone
CAS 513-86-0
Name Note monomer + dimer
Molecular Formula C4H8O2
Formula Weight 88.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00038696
UN Number UN2621
Beilstein 385636
Merck Index 14,64
Synonym Acetoin; Acetyl methyl carbinol
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AAA137520B

 
alfa aesar™
A13752-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1375218

 
alfa aesar™
A13752-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1375230

 
alfa aesar™
A13752-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 148°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 41°C (106°F)
Odor Characteristic
Chemical Name or Material 3-Hydroxy-2-butanone
Name Note monomer + dimer
CAS 513-86-0
Assay 95%
Molecular Formula C4H8O2
Formula Weight 88.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00038696
UN Number UN2621
Beilstein 385636
Merck Index 14,64
Synonym Acetoin; Acetyl methyl carbinol
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H319
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280g-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ACETYL METHYL CARBINOL
RTECS Number EL8790000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
3-Hydroxy-2-butanone is a chemical used in food flavoring and fragrances. It acts as an intermediate of butanediol cycle in microorganisms. It is used as an aroma carrier in the preparation of flavors and essences.

Solubility
Miscible with water, propylene glycol and alcohol. Slightly miscible with ether, petroleum ether. Immiscible with fatty oils and vegetable oil.

Notes
Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P280g-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H319
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.

2° to 8°C