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Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl 2-methylacetoacetate, 95%

$156.70 - $613.26

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ethyl 2-methylacetoacetate
CAS 609-14-3
Molecular Formula C7H12O3
Formula Weight 144.17
MDL Number MFCD00009164
Beilstein 1071742
Synonym 2-Methylacetoacetic acid ethyl ester
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AAA1162922

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A1162922
100g Each for $156.70

AAA1162936

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A1162936
500g Each for $613.26
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 144.17
Chemical Name or Material Ethyl 2-methylacetoacetate
TSCA TSCA
Assay 95%
Molecular Formula C7H12O3
MDL Number MFCD00009164
CAS 609-14-3
Beilstein 1071742
Synonym 2-Methylacetoacetic acid ethyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Boiling Point 185°C
Melting Point −45°C
Odor Ester-like
Quantity 100g
Flash Point 62°C (143°F)

Applications
Ethyl 2-methylacetoacetate is used in Japp-Klingemann reaction to prepare hydrazones from beta-keto acid and aryl diazonium salts. It is used as a precursor involved in the synthesis of ethylpyruvate phenylhydrazone via reaction with benzenediazonium chloride.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol and ether. Silghtly miscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Warning