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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl p-toluenesulfonate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

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
Chemical Name or Material Methyl p-toluenesulfonate
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A108810B
1000g N/A N/A  
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AAA1088130 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1088130
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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

80-48-8
186.23
UN3261
Methyl p-tosylate; p-Toluenesulfonic acid methyl ester
C8H10O3S
MFCD00008417
609209
Methyl p-toluenesulfonate

Specifications

80-48-8
186.23
UN3261
Methyl p-tosylate; p-Toluenesulfonic acid methyl ester
140°C (20mmHg)
152°C (305°F)
98%
C8H10O3S
MFCD00008417
609209
24° to 28°C
1000g
Methyl p-toluenesulfonate

Safety and Handling

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.

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : XT7000000

TSCA : TSCA

Recommended Storage : 2°C to 8°C