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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl crotonate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl crotonate
CAS 623-43-8
Molecular Formula C5H8O2
Formula Weight 100.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009287
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1720292
Merck Index 14,2597
Synonym Crotonic acid methyl ester; Methyl but-2-enoate
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AAA1536322

 
alfa aesar™
A15363-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1536336

 
alfa aesar™
A15363-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 118° to 120°C
Quantity 100g
Flash Point 4°C (40°F)
Chemical Name or Material Methyl crotonate
CAS 623-43-8
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C5H8O2
Formula Weight 100.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009287
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1720292
Merck Index 14,2597
Synonym Crotonic acid methyl ester; Methyl but-2-enoate
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
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: ESTERS, N.O.S.
RTECS Number GQ5710000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Methyl crotonate was used to investigate chemo selectivity in the reaction between methyl crotonate and benzyl amine catalyzed by lipase B from Candida Antarctica using solvent engineering. It was used as starting reagent during the total synthesis of phytotoxins solanapyrones D(1) and E(2).

Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from oxidizing agents.

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 vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.