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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 118.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008758
UN Number UN1993
Beilstein 1560557
Synonym Methylglyoxal dimethyl acetal; 1,1-Dimethoxyacetone
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AAB2498822

 
alfa aesar™
B24988-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2498836

 
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B24988-36
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −57°C
Boiling Point 133° to 135°C
Flash Point 34°C (93°F)
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Pyruvic aldehyde dimethyl acetal
CAS 6342-56-9
Assay ≥97%
Molecular Formula CH3COCH(OCH3)2
Formula Weight 118.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008758
UN Number UN1993
Beilstein 1560557
Synonym Methylglyoxal dimethyl acetal; 1,1-Dimethoxyacetone
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.
TSCA TSCA

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.