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Alfa Aesar™ Isobutyraldehyde, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Isobutyraldehyde
CAS 78-84-2
Molecular Formula C4H8O
Linear Formula (CH3)2CHCHO
Formula Weight 72.11
MDL Number MFCD00006980
UN Number UN2045
Beilstein 605330
Merck Index 14,5154
Synonym 2-Methylpropanal; 2-Methylpropionaldehyde
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AAA121060F

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alfa aesar™
A121060F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA12106AP

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alfa aesar
A12106AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 72.11
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Percent Range 98%
Storage Note 1 Air Sensitive
TSCA TSCA
Molecular Formula C4H8O
CAS 78-84-2
Linear Formula (CH3)2CHCHO
MDL Number MFCD00006980
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Beilstein 605330
Recommended Storage 2°C to 8°C
UN Number UN2045
Chemical Name or Material Isobutyraldehyde
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
RTECS Number NQ4025000
Odor Pungent
Quantity 2500mL
Melting Point −65°C
Boiling Point 63° to 65°C
Synonym 2-Methylpropanal; 2-Methylpropionaldehyde
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ISOBUTYRALDEHYDE
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Flash Point −24°C (−11°F)
Assay 98%
Merck Index 14,5154

Applications
Isobutyraldehyde is used as an intermediate in the preparation of isobutanol, methacrolein, hydroxypivaldehyde and neopentyl glycol. It is actively involved in the Cannizaro reaction. It is also used as an intermediate to prepare pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, vitamins, antioxidants, rubber accelerators, textile auxiliaries, perfumery and flavors.

Solubility
Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Air sensitive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases and strong reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.

GHS H Statement
H225-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2°C to 8°C

Air Sensitive