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Alfa Aesar™ Butyraldehyde, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Butyraldehyde
CAS 123-72-8
Molecular Formula C4H8O
Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2CHO
Formula Weight 72.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007023
UN Number UN1129
Beilstein 506061
Merck Index 14,1591
Synonym Butanal
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AAA18243AP

 
alfa aesar™
A18243-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA182430F

 
alfa aesar™
A18243-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 75° to 76°C
Melting Point −99°C
Quantity 500mL
Flash Point −11°C (12°F)
Odor Pungent
Chemical Name or Material Butyraldehyde
CAS 123-72-8
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C4H8O
Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2CHO
Formula Weight 72.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007023
UN Number UN1129
Beilstein 506061
Merck Index 14,1591
Synonym Butanal
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Health Hazard 3 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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: BUTYRALDEHYDE
RTECS Number ES2275000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

GHS H Statement
H225
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.