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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl butyrate, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl butyrate
CAS 623-42-7
Molecular Formula CH3CH2CH2COOCH3
Formula Weight 102.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009391
UN Number UN1237
Beilstein 1740743
Merck Index 14,6035
Synonym Butyric acid methyl ester
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AAL04250AE

 
alfa aesar™
L04250-AE
100mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAL04250AP

 
alfa aesar™
L04250-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −85 to −84°C
Boiling Point 100° to 102°C
Flash Point 11°C (51°F)
Quantity 100mL
Chemical Name or Material Methyl butyrate
CAS 623-42-7
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula CH3CH2CH2COOCH3
Formula Weight 102.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009391
UN Number UN1237
Beilstein 1740743
Merck Index 14,6035
Synonym Butyric acid methyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing 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: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: METHYL BUTYRATE
RTECS Number ET5500000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Methyl butyrate is an important raw material and intermediate used in organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuff fields.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing 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
H225-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.