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Alfa Aesar™ Magnesium tert-butoxide, 90+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Magnesium tert-butoxide
CAS 32149-57-8
Molecular Formula C8H18MgO
Linear Formula [(CH3)3CO]2Mg
Formula Weight 170.54g/mol
MDL Number MFCD03788761
UN Number UN2921
Beilstein 3979348
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AAL1974509

 
alfa aesar™
L19745-09
10g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL1974518

 
alfa aesar™
L19745-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL1974530

 
alfa aesar™
L19745-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 10g
Chemical Name or Material Magnesium tert-butoxide
CAS 32149-57-8
Assay ≥90%
Molecular Formula C8H18MgO
Linear Formula [(CH3)3CO]2Mg
Formula Weight 170.54g/mol
MDL Number MFCD03788761
UN Number UN2921
Beilstein 3979348
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H228
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Flammable solid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe 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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLIDS, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.

Applications
Magnesium tert-butoxide is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate. It is also used in deprotonation reactions for organic syntheses.

Solubility
Reacts with water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with bases and oxidizing agents. Store under dry inert gas. It is sensitive to air and moisture.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe 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
H314-H228
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Flammable solid.