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Alfa Aesar™ Levulinic acid, 98%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Levulinic acid
CAS 123-76-2
Molecular Formula C5H8O3
Formula Weight 116.12
MDL Number MFCD00002796
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 506796
Merck Index 14,5472
Synonym 4-Ketopentanoic acid; 4-Oxopentanoic acid
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AAA1081330

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alfa aesar™
A1081330*
250g Each for $52.43
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 116.12
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Chemical Name or Material Levulinic acid
Odor Characteristic
Boiling Point 245° to 246°C
Flash Point 137°C (278°F)
Melting Point 26° to 31°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
MDL Number MFCD00002796
CAS 123-76-2
TSCA TSCA
Health Hazard 1 Danger
RTECS Number OI1575000
Molecular Formula C5H8O3
Merck Index 14,5472
Assay 98%
Quantity 250g
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 506796
Synonym 4-Ketopentanoic acid; 4-Oxopentanoic acid
pH 2.5 to 3.0

Applications
Mainly used as an intermediate for medicines, agricultural chemical and organic synthesis. Used as raw material of perfume, modifier and solvent of plastics. It is also employed as an additive of polymer, paints and lubricating oil. Also used as a surfactant and auxiliary for making printing ink, rubber flux and cosmetics(including shampoo).

Solubility
Soluble in water ( 675g/L at 20°C).

Notes
Light Sensitive. Store in dark. Store away from oxidizing agents and bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.