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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium tert-pentyloxide, 25% w/w in toluene

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 41233-93-6
Molecular Formula C5H11KO
Formula Weight 126.24
MDL Number MFCD00064808
UN Number UN2924
Beilstein 4149025
Synonym Potassium tert-amylate; Potassium tert-pentylate
Chemical Name or Material Potassium tert-pentyloxide
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AAL15111AK SDS Alfa Aesar™
L15111AK
250mL N/A N/A  
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AAL15111AU SDS Alfa Aesar™
L15111AU
1000mL N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Potassium tert-pentyloxide is a strong, hindered base used in combination with lithium diisopropyl amide to generate a superbase for the selective metallation of the aralkyl system at the 6-position of protected estradiols. It is used in organic synthesis, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, colorants and aroma chemicals. It acts as a catalyst in polymerization and isomerizations.

Notes
Air and moisture sensitive. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and acids. Reacts violently with water.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

41233-93-6
126.24
UN2924
Potassium tert-amylate; Potassium tert-pentylate
C5H11KO
MFCD00064808
4149025
Potassium tert-pentyloxide

Specifications

41233-93-6
126.24
UN2924
Potassium tert-amylate; Potassium tert-pentylate
250mL
Potassium tert-pentyloxide
C5H11KO
MFCD00064808
4149025
25% w/w in toluene
4°C (39°F)

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H225-H304-H361-H373-H314-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.

TSCA : TSCA