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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl isocyanoacetate, 95%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl isocyanoacetate
CAS 39687-95-1
Molecular Formula C4H5NO2
Linear Formula CNCH2CO2CH3
Formula Weight 99.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000006
UN Number UN2922
Synonym Isocyanoacetic acid methyl ester
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AAH3106903

 
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H31069-03
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 75° to 76°C (10mmHg)
Quantity 1g
Flash Point 84°C (183°F)
Chemical Name or Material Methyl isocyanoacetate
CAS 39687-95-1
Assay 95%
Molecular Formula C4H5NO2
Linear Formula CNCH2CO2CH3
Formula Weight 99.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000006
UN Number UN2922
Synonym Isocyanoacetic acid methyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H331-H314-H318-H227-H302-H312
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.

Applications
Methyl isocyanoacetate is used in the copper-catalyzed, diastereoselective synthesis of oxazolines. It is involved in the direct aldol reaction with carbonyl compounds to prepare corresponding oxazoline by using catechol-copper network catalyst. Further, it is also involved in four-component Ugi condensation reaction. It undergoes asymmetric aldol reaction with fluorinated benzaldehyde using gold(I) as a catalyst.

Solubility
Miscible with organic solvents. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Light and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong acids, hydrated iron(II) sulfate, heavy metals and aluminum. Store in a cool place. Keep the container tightly closed.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H331-H314-H318-H227-H302-H312
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.

2° to 8°C