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

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Isoprene
CAS 78-79-5
Name Note stabilized with ≈0.02% 4-tert-butylcatechol
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
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AAL14619AP

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L14619AP
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 68.12
Chemical Name or Material Isoprene
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
MDL Number MFCD00008600
CAS 78-79-5
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H224-H350-H341
Extremely flammable liquid and vapor.
May cause cancer.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Molecular Formula C5H8
UN Number UN1218
Beilstein 969158
Merck Index 14,5201
Synonym 2-Methyl-1,3-butadiene
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 3 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.
Boiling Point 33° to 36°C
Melting Point −146°C
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: ISOPRENE, STABILIZED
RTECS Number NT4037000
Name Note stabilized with ≈0.02% 4-tert-butylcatechol
Flash Point −54°C (−65°F)
Quantity 500mL

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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

2° to 8°C