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Alfa Aesar™ Phthalic anhydride, 99%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Phthalic anhydride
CAS 85-44-9
Molecular Formula C8H4O3
Formula Weight 148.12
MDL Number MFCD00005918
UN Number UN2214
Beilstein 118515
Merck Index 14,7372
Synonym 2,5-Isobenzofurandione; Benzene-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride
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AAA149550B

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alfa aesar™
A149550B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA149550I

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A149550I
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AAA1495522

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alfa aesar™
A1495522
100g Each for $22.95
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 148.12
Chemical Name or Material Phthalic anhydride
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C8H4O3
MDL Number MFCD00005918
CAS 85-44-9
UN Number UN2214
Beilstein 118515
Merck Index 14,7372
Synonym 2,5-Isobenzofurandione; Benzene-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H334-H318-H302-H335-H315-H317
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P284a-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE
RTECS Number TI3150000
Flash Point 152°C (305°F)
Odor Weak, Characteristic
Boiling Point 295°C (subl.)
Melting Point 130° to 134°C
Quantity 1000g

Applications
Phthalic anhydride is used in the preparation of primary amines. It is used as a precursor to prepare anthraquinone, phthalein, rhodamine, phthalocyanine, fluorescein and xanthene dyes. It serves as an important intermediate in the plastics industry, dyes, resins and pigments. It is used as a monomer for synthetic resins such as glyptal, alkyd resins and polyester resins. It plays a vital role in the large-scale production of plasticizers for plastics. Further, it acts as a curing agent for epoxy resins, anti-scaling agents, plating agents, surface treating agents, ion exchange agents, paint additives, adhesives, sealant chemicals and potential antibacterial agent.

Solubility
Soluble in water, carbon disulfide, ethanol, acetone and benzene. Slightly soluble in ethyl ether.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong reducing agents and strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P284a-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H334-H318-H302-H335-H315-H317
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.