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Alfa Aesar™ Pentamethylbenzene, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Pentamethylbenzene
CAS 700-12-9
Molecular Formula C11H16
Formula Weight 148.25
MDL Number MFCD00008522
UN Number UN1325
Beilstein 1905349
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AAL0416306

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alfa aesar™
L0416306
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0416322

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alfa aesar™
L0416322
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 148.25
Chemical Name or Material Pentamethylbenzene
Molecular Formula C11H16
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H228
Flammable solid.
MDL Number MFCD00008522
CAS 700-12-9
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Beilstein 1905349
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P241-P370+P378a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
Flash Point 91°C (195°F)
TSCA TSCA
Melting Point 50° to 51°C
Boiling Point 231° to 232°C
Quantity 5g
UN Number UN1325
Assay 99%
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

Applications
Pentamethylbenzene is used to prepare a mixture of nitropentamethylbenzene and 2,3,4,5-tetramethylbenzyl nitrate1. It was also used to prepare propene.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P241-P370+P378a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.

GHS H Statement
H228
Flammable solid.