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Alfa Aesar™ Diethyl oxalate, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Diethyl oxalate
CAS 95-92-1
Molecular Formula C6H10O4
Formula Weight 146.14
MDL Number MFCD00009119
UN Number UN2525
Beilstein 606350
Merck Index 14,3125
Synonym Ethyl oxalate; Oxalic acid diethyl ester
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AAA144980C

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alfa aesar™
A144980C
10000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA144980E

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A144980E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1449836

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alfa aesar™
A1449836
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 146.14
TSCA TSCA
Molecular Formula C6H10O4
Boiling Point 184° to 186°C
MDL Number MFCD00009119
Melting Point −41°C
CAS 95-92-1
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H319-H227
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Combustible liquid.
Flash Point 75°C (167°F)
Beilstein 606350
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Chemical Name or Material Diethyl oxalate
UN Number UN2525
Synonym Ethyl oxalate; Oxalic acid diethyl ester
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P305+P351+P338-P301+P312-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Quantity 10000g
Merck Index 14,3125
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL OXALATE
RTECS Number RO2800000
Assay 99%

Applications
Diethyl oxalate is used to prepare active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), plastics and dyestuff intermediates. It is also used as a solvent for cellulose esters, ethers, resins, perfumes and lacquers for electronics. It is involved in the transesterification reaction with phenol to get dipheny oxalate. It is also involved in the Claisen condensation ketosteroids to prepare glyoxalyl derivatives. Further, it is used to prepare sym-1,4-diphenyl-1,4-dihydro-1,2,4,5-polytetrazine. In addition to this, it is utilized in the microemulsion synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohols, ether and other common organic solvents.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, reducing agents, acids and bases. Moisture sensitive.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P305+P351+P338-P301+P312-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302-H319-H227
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Combustible liquid.