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Alfa Aesar™ Pyruvic aldehyde dimethyl acetal, 97+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Pyruvic aldehyde dimethyl acetal
CAS 6342-56-9
Molecular Formula CH3COCH(OCH3)2
Formula Weight 118.13
MDL Number MFCD00008758
UN Number UN1993
Beilstein 1560557
Synonym Methylglyoxal dimethyl acetal; 1,1-Dimethoxyacetone
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AAB2498822

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alfa aesar™
B2498822
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2498836

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B2498836
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 118.13
Melting Point −57°C
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing 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.
Boiling Point 133° to 135°C
Quantity 100g
UN Number UN1993
Flash Point 34°C (93°F)
TSCA TSCA
Assay ≥97%
MDL Number MFCD00008758
Synonym Methylglyoxal dimethyl acetal; 1,1-Dimethoxyacetone
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, N.O.S.
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Chemical Name or Material Pyruvic aldehyde dimethyl acetal
Beilstein 1560557
CAS 6342-56-9
Molecular Formula CH3COCH(OCH3)2

Applications
Pyruvic aldehyde dimethyl acetal was used in the synthesis of methylglyoxal via hydrolysis in the presence of H2SO4. It was used to investigate the effects of methylglyoxal-mediated glycation on the structure, thermal stability and enzyme activity of yeast enolase in vivo.

Solubility
Soluble in water. 350 g/L at 20°C.

Notes
Do not store together with acids. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing 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
H226-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.