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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium tert-butoxide, 97%

$62.49 - $81.12

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 865-47-4
Molecular Formula C4H9KO
Linear Formula (CH3)3COK
Formula Weight 112.22
MDL Number MFCD00012162
UN Number UN3206
Beilstein 3556712
Synonym Potassium tert-butylate
Chemical Name or Material Potassium tert-butoxide
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A1394722
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A1394730
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Potassium tert-butoxide is used as a strong non-nucleophilic base in organic chemistry. It plays an active role in dehydrohalogenation reactions. It is also useful for greener amidation of esters. It serves as an intermediate in Mizoroki-Heck-type reactions. Furthermore, it is used as an initiator in anionic polymerization of carbazolyl-substituted oxiranes. It catalyzes the reaction of hydrosilanes and heterocyclic compounds to give the silyl derivatives with evolution of hydrogen.

Solubility
Soluble in hexane, toluene, diethyl ether and terahydrofuran.

Notes
Air and moisture sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with water, acids, reducing agents, oxygen, alcohols, chlorinated solvents, halogens and ketones.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

865-47-4
(CH3)3COK
MFCD00012162
3556712
Potassium tert-butoxide
C4H9KO
112.22
UN3206
Potassium tert-butylate

Specifications

865-47-4
(CH3)3COK
MFCD00012162
3556712
≈255°C (dec.)
Potassium tert-butoxide
C4H9KO
112.22
UN3206
Potassium tert-butylate
100g
97%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H228-H251-H314-H318
Flammable solid.
Self-heating: may catch fire.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.2; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ALKALI METAL ALCOHOLATES, SELF-HEATING, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.

TSCA : TSCA