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Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl pyruvate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ethyl pyruvate
CAS 617-35-6
Molecular Formula C5H8O3
Formula Weight 116.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009123
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1071466
Merck Index 14,8021
Synonym Pyruvic acid ethyl ester; Ethyl 2-oxopropionate
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AAA1504518

 
alfa aesar
A15045-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1504530

 
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A15045-30
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A15045-36
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 1.050
Quantity 50g
Chemical Name or Material Ethyl Pyruvate
CAS 617-35-6
Assay 98%
Assay Percent Range 98%
Molecular Formula C5H8O3
Formula Weight 116.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009123
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1071466
Merck Index 14,8021
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226
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 re
Storage Note 1 Store cold
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ESTERS, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Ethyl pyruvate is used as a flavoring agent in food and anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of critical inflammatory conditions. It is used in the treatment of critical illnesses such as severe sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome, burn injury, acute pancreatitis and stroke. It plays an important role in cardiac function after coronary ischemia and reperfusion.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol and ether.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

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 re

GHS H Statement
H226
Flammable liquid and vapour.

2° to 8°C

Store cold