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Alfa Aesar™ Butyraldehyde, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 123-72-8
Molecular Formula C4H8O
Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2CHO
Formula Weight 72.11
MDL Number MFCD00007023
UN Number UN1129
Beilstein 506061
Merck Index 14,1591
Synonym Butanal
Chemical Name or Material Butyraldehyde
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AAA18243AP SDS Alfa Aesar™
A18243AP
500mL N/A N/A  
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AAA182430F SDS Alfa Aesar™
A182430F
2500mL N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Butyraldehyde is used as an intermediate in the production of synthetic resins, rubber accelerators, tanning auxiliaries, perfumes, flavors, plasticizers and high molecular weight polymers. It acts as a chemical intermediate to prepare other chemicals such as 2-ethylhexanol, n-butanol, polyvinyl butyral (PVB), n-butyric acid and pharmaceuticals.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol, ether, ethyl acetate, acetone and toluene.

Notes
Air sensitive. Store in cool place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, reducing agents, strong bases and acids.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

123-72-8
CH3CH2CH2CHO
MFCD00007023
506061
Butanal
C4H8O
72.11
UN1129
14,1591
Butyraldehyde

Specifications

123-72-8
CH3CH2CH2CHO
MFCD00007023
506061
Butanal
−99°C
−11°C (12°F)
Butyraldehyde
C4H8O
72.11
UN1129
14,1591
75° to 76°C
500mL
Pungent
≥98%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H225
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: BUTYRALDEHYDE

RTECSNumber : ES2275000

TSCA : TSCA