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Alfa Aesar™ Oxalacetic acid, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Oxalacetic acid
CAS 328-42-7
Molecular Formula C4H4O5
Formula Weight 132.07g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002592
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1705475
Merck Index 14,6909
Synonym 2-Oxobutanedioic acid; 2-Oxosuccinic acid
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AAA1273914

 
alfa aesar™
A12739-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1273922

 
alfa aesar™
A12739-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 161°C (dec.)
Flash Point 88°C (190°F)
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Oxalacetic acid
CAS 328-42-7
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C4H4O5
Formula Weight 132.07g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002592
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1705475
Merck Index 14,6909
Synonym 2-Oxobutanedioic acid; 2-Oxosuccinic acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
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.
Recommended Storage −30° to −10°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Oxalacetic acid is used as a metabolic intermediate in many processes that occur in animals and citric acid cycle. It is a used to converted to aspartic acid by aspartate transaminase.

Solubility
Soluble in water (0.1 g/ml), ether, ethanol, acetone, and acetone ethyl acetate.

Notes
Store in cool dry place in tightly closed container. With good ventilation. Store away from heat and sunlight.

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
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.

−30° to −10°C