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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl p-toluenesulfonate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl p-toluenesulfonate
CAS 80-48-8
Molecular Formula C8H10O3S
Formula Weight 186.23
MDL Number MFCD00008417
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 609209
Synonym Methyl p-tosylate; p-Toluenesulfonic acid methyl ester
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AAA108810B

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alfa aesar™
A108810B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1088130

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A1088130
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 186.23
Chemical Name or Material Methyl p-toluenesulfonate
TSCA TSCA
Molecular Formula C8H10O3S
MDL Number MFCD00008417
CAS 80-48-8
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 609209
Synonym Methyl p-tosylate; p-Toluenesulfonic acid methyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Boiling Point 140°C (20mmHg)
Flash Point 152°C (305°F)
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302-H317
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Recommended Storage 2°C to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Assay 98%
Melting Point 24° to 28°C
Quantity 1000g
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.
RTECS Number XT7000000

Applications
Methyl p-toluenesulfonate is used as a methylating agent in organic synthesis. It acts as a catalyst for alkyd resins. It is also employed in selective 1-substitution reaction of tetrazole. Further, it is used in the preparation of dyes.

Solubility
Soluble in ether, alcohol, benzene and chloroform. Slightly soluble in petroleum ether. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and strong bases.

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-H302-H317
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

2°C to 8°C