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Alfa Aesar™ 5-Acetylvaleric acid, 96%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 5-Acetylvaleric acid
CAS 3128-07-2
Molecular Formula C7H12O3
Formula Weight 144.17g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00051479
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1362931
Synonym 6-Ketoheptanoic acid; 6-Oxoheptanoic acid
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AAA1481006

 
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A14810-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1481009

 
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A14810-09
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 34° to 36°C
Boiling Point 138° to 140°C (1.5mmHg)
Quantity 5g
Chemical Name or Material 5-Acetylvaleric acid
CAS 3128-07-2
Assay 96%
Molecular Formula C7H12O3
Formula Weight 144.17g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00051479
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1362931
Synonym 6-Ketoheptanoic acid; 6-Oxoheptanoic acid
Solubility Information Soluble in water
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
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.
Store locked up.
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.

Applications
5-Acetylvaleric acid, is used as a reagent to synthesize new penicillins containing keto acids as side chains. It is also used to study the various metabolic pathways of 4-hydroxypentanoate and Levulinate. It is also used as an Pharmaceutical intermediate.

Solubility
Soluble in water

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.