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Alfa Aesar™ 4,4,4-Trifluoro-3-hydroxy-3-(trifluoromethyl)butyric acid, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 4,4,4-Trifluoro-3-hydroxy-3-(trifluoromethyl)butyric acid
CAS 1547-36-0
Molecular Formula C5H4F6O3
Formula Weight 226.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00040910
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1911706
Synonym 3,3-Bis(trifluoromethyl)-3-hydroxypropionic acid; 3-Hydroxy-4,4,4-trifluoro-3-(trifluoromethyl)butyric acid
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AAL0951603

 
alfa aesar™
L09516-03
1g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0951606

 
alfa aesar™
L09516-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 85° to 89°C
Quantity 1g
Chemical Name or Material 4,4,4-Trifluoro-3-hydroxy-3-(trifluoromethyl)butyric acid
CAS 1547-36-0
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C5H4F6O3
Formula Weight 226.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00040910
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1911706
Synonym 3,3-Bis(trifluoromethyl)-3-hydroxypropionic acid; 3-Hydroxy-4,4,4-trifluoro-3-(trifluoromethyl)butyric acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P501a
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number ET4800000

Applications
4,4,4-Trifluoro-3-hydroxy-3-(trifluoromethyl)butyric acid is a beta-hydroxy acid undergoes cyclization reaction to prepare beta-lactone.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P501a
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.