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Alfa Aesar™ Mesityl oxide, 90+%, remainder 4-methyl-4-penten-2-one

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Mesityl oxide
CAS 141-79-7
Molecular Formula C6H10O
Formula Weight 98.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008900
UN Number UN1229
Beilstein 1361550
Merck Index 14,5908
Synonym 4-Methyl-3-penten-2-one
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AAA15111AK

 
alfa aesar
A15111-AK
250mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA15111AP

 
alfa aesar™
A15111-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 0.856
Quantity 250mL
Chemical Name or Material Mesityl Oxide
CAS 141-79-7
Physical Form Liquid
Assay ≥90%
Assay Percent Range ≥90%
Assay Percent Notes remainder 4-methyl-4-penten-2-one
Molecular Formula (CH3)2C™CHC(O)CH3
Formula Weight 98.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008900
UN Number UN1229
Beilstein 1361550
Merck Index 14,5908
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H302-H312-H332
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protect
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: MESITYL OXIDE
RTECS Number SB4200000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Mesityl oxide is used as a solvent and in the production of methyl isobutyl ketone by hydrogenation, in the synthesis of 2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-1,3,3-trimethyldipyrrin, a crucial building block in the rational synthesis of chlorins and oxochlorins.

Solubility
Soluble in water(30g/L).

Notes
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Keep container tightly closed.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protect

GHS H Statement
H226-H302-H312-H332
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.