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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl 2-bromobutyrate, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl 2-bromobutyrate
CAS 3196-15-4
Molecular Formula C5H9BrO2
Formula Weight 181.04g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009666
UN Number UN1760
Beilstein 1720826
Synonym 2-Bromobutyric acid methyl ester
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AAA194680B

 
alfa aesar™
A19468-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1946830

 
alfa aesar™
A19468-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 137° to 138°C (50mmHg)
Flash Point 68°C (154°F)
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Methyl 2-bromobutyrate
CAS 3196-15-4
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C5H9BrO2
Formula Weight 181.04g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009666
UN Number UN1760
Beilstein 1720826
Synonym 2-Bromobutyric acid methyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUIDS, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Methyl 2-bromobutyrate is used in the synthesis of racemic indene ester via Reformatsky reaction with 5-methoxy-1-indanone. (E)-2-methoxymethylene-butyric acid methyl ester via reformatsky reaction with α,α-dichloromethyl methyl ether in the presence of zinc dust.

Solubility
Soluble in alcohol and ether, slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Keep container tightly closed. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.