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Alfa Aesar™ 3-Methyl-2-butenal, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 3-Methyl-2-butenal
CAS 107-86-8
Molecular Formula C5H8O
Linear Formula (CH3)2C=CHCHO
Formula Weight 84.12
MDL Number MFCD00010291
UN Number UN2929
Beilstein 1734740
Merck Index 14,8448
Synonym 3,3-Dimethylacrolein; Senecialdehyde
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AAB2222606

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alfa aesar™
B2222606
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2222614

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B2222614
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2222622

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alfa aesar™
B2222622
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 84.12
Chemical Name or Material 3-Methyl-2-butenal
TSCA TSCA
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C5H8O
Linear Formula (CH3)2C=CHCHO
MDL Number MFCD00010291
CAS 107-86-8
UN Number UN2929
Beilstein 1734740
Merck Index 14,8448
Synonym 3,3-Dimethylacrolein; Senecialdehyde
Melting Point −20°C
Boiling Point 136°C
Flash Point 37°C (99°F)
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Odor Characteristic
Quantity 5g
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H331-H318-H226-H302-H315-H317-H335
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P262-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC LIQUIDS, FLAMMABLE, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

Applications
3-Methyl-2-butenal is used in small quantities as food flavor in alcoholic beverages, chewing gums, confection frosting, frozen dairy, fruit ice, gelatin pudding, hard and soft candy and jam jelly. Used in daily flavor, and cosmetic flavor in perfumes. A starting material for the synthesis of vitamin A.

Solubility
Soluble in water (110g/L).

Notes
Air sensitive. Store away from strong oxidizing agents, air, heat.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P262-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

GHS H Statement
H331-H318-H226-H302-H315-H317-H335
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2° to 8°C