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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium hydride, 30% w/w in mineral oil

$95.04 - $260.99

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydride
CAS 7693-26-7
Molecular Formula KH
Formula Weight 40.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011357
UN Number UN1409
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AAL1326614

 
alfa aesar™
L13266-14
25g Each for $95.04

AAL1326622

 
alfa aesar™
L13266-22
100g Each for $260.99
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Concentration 30% w/w in mineral oil
Odor Odorless
Quantity 25g
Quantity 25g
Flash Point 160°C (320°F)
Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydride
CAS 7693-26-7
Molecular Formula KH
Formula Weight 40.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011357
UN Number UN1409
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H260-H314
In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P231+P232-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Handle under inert gas.
Protect from moisture.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: METAL HYDRIDES, WATER REACTIVE, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Potassium hydride is a precursor in the production of various bases by deprotonation, highly-hindered bases potassium triethylmethoxide and potassium 3-aminopropylamide It serves as a powerful base in organic synthesis of deprotonate carbonyl compounds and amines to form enolates and amides respectively.

Solubility
Insoluble in benzene, diethyl ether and carbon disulfide.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible and reacts violently with water, acids, alcohols, oxidizing agents and chlorinated solvents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P231+P232-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Handle under inert gas.
Protect from moisture.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H260-H314
In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.