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Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl trans-4-oxo-2-butenoate, 96%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 2960-66-9
Molecular Formula C6H8O3
Formula Weight 128.13
MDL Number MFCD00236170
UN Number UN2922
Beilstein 8762336
Synonym Ethyl 3-formylacrylate; Ethyl fumaraldehydate
Chemical Name or Material Ethyl trans-4-oxo-2-butenoate
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AAL1849114 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1849114
25g N/A N/A  
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AAL1849122 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1849122
100g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Ethyl trans-4-oxo-2-butenoate is an intermediate used to synthesize pharmaceutically active molecules. It is also used in the asymmetric catalytic alkynylation of acetaldehyde, producing attractive synthons with broad applications, such as (+)-Tetrahydropyrenophorol.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water(2.6 g/L at 25°C).

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

2960-66-9
128.13
UN2922
Ethyl 3-formylacrylate; Ethyl fumaraldehydate
C6H8O3
MFCD00236170
8762336
Ethyl trans-4-oxo-2-butenoate

Specifications

2960-66-9
128.13
UN2922
Ethyl 3-formylacrylate; Ethyl fumaraldehydate
−9°C
68°C (154°F)
96%
C6H8O3
MFCD00236170
8762336
184° to 188°C
25g
Ethyl trans-4-oxo-2-butenoate

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H301-H314-H318-H227-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.

Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C