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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl isobutyrate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl isobutyrate
CAS 547-63-7
Molecular Formula (CH3)2CHCO2CH3
Formula Weight 102.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008914
UN Number UN1237
Beilstein 1740720
Merck Index 14,6088
Synonym Isobutyric acid methyl ester; Methyl 2-methylpropionate
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AAA140700F

 
alfa aesar™
A14070-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA14070AE

 
alfa aesar™
A14070-AE
100mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 90° to 92°C
Melting Point −85°C
Quantity 2500mL
Flash Point 3°C (37°F)
Odor Pleasant
Chemical Name or Material Methyl isobutyrate
CAS 547-63-7
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula (CH3)2CHCO2CH3
Formula Weight 102.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008914
UN Number UN1237
Beilstein 1740720
Merck Index 14,6088
Synonym Isobutyric acid methyl ester; Methyl 2-methylpropionate
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H332
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
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 protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
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 NQ5425000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Methyl isobutyrate is used as a flavoring agent. It was used as diluent in forced Rayleigh scattering studies to measure diffusion coefficients for a ternary system comprising camphorquinone in poly(methyl methacrylate).

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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 protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H332
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if inhaled.