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Alfa Aesar™ Isovaleraldehyde, 98%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Isovaleraldehyde
CAS 590-86-3
Molecular Formula (CH3)2CHCH2CHO
Formula Weight 86.13
MDL Number MFCD00007014
UN Number UN2058
Beilstein 773692
Merck Index 14,5229
Synonym 3-Methylbutanal; 3-Methylbutyraldehyde
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AAA19640AE

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alfa aesar™
A19640AE
100mL Each for $53.42

AAA19640AK

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alfa aesar™
A19640AK
250mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA19640AP

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alfa aesar™
A19640AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 86.13
Chemical Name or Material Isovaleraldehyde
Assay 98%
MDL Number MFCD00007014
CAS 590-86-3
Beilstein 773692
Merck Index 14,5229
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: VALERALDEHYDE
Flash Point −1°C (30°F)
Odor Fruit-like
Melting Point −51°C
TSCA TSCA
Molecular Formula (CH3)2CHCH2CHO
UN Number UN2058
Synonym 3-Methylbutanal; 3-Methylbutyraldehyde
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
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.
RTECS Number ES3450000
Boiling Point 91° to 93°C
Quantity 100mL

Applications
Isovaleraldehyde acts as a reagent in the preparation of active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) products. It serves as an internal standard for the determination of wine aroma carbonyl compounds with 5-8 carbon atoms. Further, it is utilized as a standard to evaluate the quality of olive oils by headspace solid-phase microextraction-gas chromatography using flame ionization detection and multivariate analysis. In addition to this, it is employed to enhance the taste and odor of the food.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol and diethyl ether. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Light and air sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, bases, alkaline materials and reducing agents. Store in a cool place.

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-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.