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Alfa Aesar™ (R)-(+)-Styrene oxide, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (R)-(+)-Styrene oxide
CAS 20780-53-4
Molecular Formula C8H8O
Formula Weight 120.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00066210
UN Number UN2810
Beilstein 1984
Synonym (R)-(+)-Epoxystyrene; (R)-(+)-2-Phenyloxirane
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AAB2124503

 
alfa aesar™
B21245-03
1g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2124506

 
alfa aesar™
B21245-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2124514

 
alfa aesar™
B21245-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 194°C
Quantity 1g
Flash Point 74°C (165°F)
Optical Rotation +32° (Neat)
Chemical Name or Material (R)-(+)-Styrene oxide
CAS 20780-53-4
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C8H8O
Formula Weight 120.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00066210
UN Number UN2810
Beilstein 1984
Synonym (R)-(+)-Epoxystyrene; (R)-(+)-2-Phenyloxirane
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H350-H312-H319-H227
May cause cancer.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Combustible liquid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P281-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
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.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC, LIQUIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number CZ9625010

Applications
It is used to produce a homologated epoxide as part of a synthetic approach to (+)-allosedamine. It is the main metabolite of styrene, catalyzed by epoxide hydrolase.

Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P281-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
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
H350-H312-H319-H227
May cause cancer.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Combustible liquid.

2° to 8°C