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Alfa Aesar™ 4-Methylvaleric acid, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 4-Methylvaleric acid
CAS 646-07-1
Molecular Formula (CH3)2CH(CH2)2CO2H
Formula Weight 116.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002803
UN Number UN2922
Beilstein 1741912
Synonym 4-Methylpentanoic acid
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AAA1540506

 
alfa aesar™
A15405-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1540514

 
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A15405-14
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −35°C
Boiling Point 199° to 201°C
Quantity 5g
Flash Point 97°C (206°F)
Odor Unpleasant
Chemical Name or Material 4-Methylvaleric acid
CAS 646-07-1
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula (CH3)2CH(CH2)2CO2H
Formula Weight 116.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002803
UN Number UN2922
Beilstein 1741912
Synonym 4-Methylpentanoic acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H311-H314-H318
Toxic in contact with skin.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
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 exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number NR2975000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
4-Methylvaleric acid has been used in asymmetric synthesis of (4S)-4-isopropyl-3-[(2′S)-2′,4′-dimethyl-valeryl)]-2-oxazolidinone. It is a versatile building block used in the synthesis of various pharmaceutical and biologically active compounds, including inhibitors and antagonists. It is involved in the synthesis of novel series of high affinity, functionally potent antagonists of the CCR1 receptor.

Solubility
Soluble in alcohol. Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool, dry conditions in a well sealed container. Store away from oxidizing agents, bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
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 exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

GHS H Statement
H311-H314-H318
Toxic in contact with skin.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.