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Alfa Aesar™ Maleic anhydride, 98+%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Maleic anhydride
CAS 108-31-6
Molecular Formula C4H2O3
Formula Weight 98.06g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005518
UN Number UN2215
Beilstein 106909
Merck Index 14,5704
Synonym cis-Butenedioic anhydride; 2,5-Furandione
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AAA1217830

 
alfa aesar™
A12178-30
250g Each for $25.01

AAA121780B

 
alfa aesar
A12178-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 202°C
Melting Point 52° to 56°C
Quantity 250g
Flash Point 103°C (217°F)
Chemical Name or Material Maleic anhydride
CAS 108-31-6
Assay ≥98%
Assay Percent Range ≥98%
Molecular Formula C4H2O3
Formula Weight 98.06g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005518
UN Number UN2215
Beilstein 106909
Merck Index 14,5704
Synonym cis-Butenedioic anhydride; 2,5-Furandione
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H334-H314-H302-H317
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P284a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
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.
Storage Note 1 Moisture Sensitive
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: MALEIC ANHYDRIDE
RTECS Number ON3675000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Maleic anhydride is used in the preparation of unsaturated polyester resins, 4-butanediol, fumairc acid, tetrahydrofuran and gamma-butyrolactone. It is also used as lubricating oil additives, dispersants, artificial sweeteners, flavor enhancements, floor polishes and corrosion inhibitors. It finds application in personal care products like hair sprays. Further, it is used in water treatment chemicals, detergents, pharmaceuticals and copolymers. It is an active substrate for Diels-Alder reactions and dimerizes to form cyclobutane tetracarboxylic dianhydride .

Solubility
Soluble in water, acetone and dioxane. Slightly soluble in methanol, chloroform and benzene.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases, strong reducing agents, alkali metals and amines.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P284a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
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
H334-H314-H302-H317
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Moisture Sensitive