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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium thioacetate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium thioacetate
CAS 10387-40-3
Molecular Formula C2H3KOS
Formula Weight 114.21
MDL Number MFCD00083065
UN Number UN3335
Beilstein 3595448
Synonym Thioacetic acid potassium salt
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AAL0540514

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0540514
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0540522

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alfa aesar™
L0540522
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 114.21
Synonym Thioacetic acid potassium salt
Chemical Name or Material Potassium thioacetate
MDL Number MFCD00083065
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 1 Warning
CAS 10387-40-3
Molecular Formula C2H3KOS
TSCA TSCA
Quantity 25g
Assay 98%
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-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.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
UN Number UN3335
Beilstein 3595448
Melting Point ≈240°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: AVIATION REGULATED SOLID, N.O.S.
Odor Stench

Applications
Potassium thioacetate is used for palladium mediated coupling with aryl halides and triflates leading to S-arylthioacetates and derivatives. It is also used as a reagent in the conversion of halides to thiols.

Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol and some polar solvents. Insoluble in alkanes, ethers and most nonpolar solvents.

Notes
Air sensitive. Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-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.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.