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Alfa Aesar™ Isoprene, 99%, stab. with ca 0.02% 4-tert-butylcatechol

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 78-79-5
Molecular Formula C5H8
Formula Weight 68.12
MDL Number MFCD00008600
UN Number UN1218
Beilstein 969158
Merck Index 14,5201
Synonym 2-Methyl-1,3-butadiene
Chemical Name or Material Isoprene, stabilized with ≈0.02% 4-tert-butylcatechol
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AAL14619AP SDS Alfa Aesar™
L14619AP
500mL N/A N/A  
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AAL14619AE SDS Alfa Aesar™
L14619AE
100mL N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Isoprene is used in to prepare synthetic version of natural rubber by polymerization using Ziegler catalysts. It is a basic building block for terpenes especially carotenes, terpenoids, retinol, vitamin-A and tocopherol (Vitamin-E). It finds applications in medical equipments, toys, baby bottle nipples, shoe soles, elastic films and threads for golf balls. Copolymer prepares in association with styrene is used in pressure sensitive adhesives.

Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, ethyl ether, alcohol, acetone and benzene. Immiscible with water.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong bases, ammonia, alkali metals, alcohols and oxygen.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

78-79-5
68.12
UN1218
14,5201
Isoprene, stabilized with ≈0.02% 4-tert-butylcatechol
C5H8
MFCD00008600
969158
2-Methyl-1,3-butadiene

Specifications

500mL
C5H8
MFCD00008600
969158
2-Methyl-1,3-butadiene
−146°C
Isoprene, stabilized with ≈0.02% 4-tert-butylcatechol
78-79-5
68.12
UN1218
14,5201
33° to 36°C
−54°C (−65°F)
99%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H224-H350-H341
Extremely flammable liquid and vapor.
May cause cancer.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P281-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: ISOPRENE, STABILIZED

RTECSNumber : NT4037000

TSCA : TSCA

Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C