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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 (CH3)2C™CHC(O)CH3
Formula Weight 98.15
MDL Number MFCD00008900
UN Number UN1229
Beilstein 1361550
Merck Index 14,5908
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AAA15111AK

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alfa aesar
A15111AK
250mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA15111AP

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A15111AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P301+P312-P312-P501a
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H302-H312-H332
Formula Weight 98.15
Quantity 250mL
TSCA TSCA
Merck Index 14,5908
Health Hazard 1 Warning
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: MESITYL OXIDE
MDL Number MFCD00008900
RTECS Number SB4200000
UN Number UN1229
Beilstein 1361550
Assay ≥90%
Assay Percent Notes remainder 4-methyl-4-penten-2-one
Density 0.856
Physical Form Liquid
CAS 141-79-7
Molecular Formula (CH3)2C™CHC(O)CH3
Chemical Name or Material Mesityl Oxide
Assay Percent Range ≥90%

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-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P301+P312-P312-P501a

GHS H Statement
H226-H302-H312-H332