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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl pyruvate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl pyruvate
CAS 600-22-6
Molecular Formula C4H6O3
Formula Weight 102.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008754
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1361953
Merck Index 14,8021
Synonym Pyruvic acid methyl ester; Methyl 2-oxopropionate
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AAA1396614

 
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A13966-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1396622

 
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 1.123
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Methyl Pyruvate
CAS 600-22-6
Physical Form Liquid
Assay 98%
Assay Percent Range 98%
Molecular Formula CH3C(O)C2CH3
Formula Weight 102.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008754
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1361953
Merck Index 14,8021
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ESTERS, N.O.S.

Applications
Methyl Pyruvate acts as a potent secretagogue used in the study of stimulus-secretion coupling. Also used in the preparation of quinoxalines as dual phoosphodiesterase 2/10 (PDE2/10) inhibitors. It increases free calcium ion concentration in the cytosol of pancreatic cells. It is used in the preparation of dimethyl 2,3-dimethylenebutanedioate.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, methanol, ether, alcohol. Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Store away from oxidizing agent, heat.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.

GHS H Statement
H226
Flammable liquid and vapour.

2° to 8°C