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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

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

 
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B2498836
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 118.13
Chemical Name or Material Pyruvic aldehyde dimethyl acetal
TSCA TSCA
Assay ≥97%
MDL Number MFCD00008758
UN Number UN1993
Synonym Methylglyoxal dimethyl acetal; 1,1-Dimethoxyacetone
Melting Point −57°C
Boiling Point 133° to 135°C
Flash Point 34°C (93°F)
Health Hazard 1 Warning
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 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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, N.O.S.
Quantity 100g
Molecular Formula CH3COCH(OCH3)2
CAS 6342-56-9
Beilstein 1560557

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.