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Alfa Aesar™ gamma-Valerolactone, 98+%

$31.95 - $295.50

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material gamma-Valerolactone
CAS 108-29-2
Molecular Formula C5H8O2
Formula Weight 100.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005400
Beilstein 80420
Synonym 4,5-Dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone; 4-Hydroxypentanoic acid lactone
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AAA1887222

 
alfa aesar™
A18872-22
100g Each for $88.78

AAA1887214

 
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A18872-14
25g Each for $31.95

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500g Each for $295.50
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Pleasant
Boiling Point 207° to 208°C
Melting Point −31°C
Flash Point 81°C (178°F)
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material gamma-Valerolactone
CAS 108-29-2
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C5H8O2
Formula Weight 100.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005400
Beilstein 80420
Synonym 4,5-Dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone; 4-Hydroxypentanoic acid lactone
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H227
Combustible liquid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P370+P378a-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number LU3580000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It finds it application as a food additive that is used to improve the taste or odor of a food. It is also used as toiletry fragrances.

Solubility
Fully miscible in water (9.381e+004 mg/L @ 25°C (est.)). Soluble in alcohol, fixed oils.

Notes
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P370+P378a-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H227
Combustible liquid.