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Alfa Aesar™ tert-Butyl acetate, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material tert-Butyl acetate
CAS 540-88-5
Molecular Formula C6H12O2
Linear Formula CH3CO2C(CH3)3
Formula Weight 116.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008807
UN Number UN1123
Beilstein 1699506
Merck Index 14,1537
Synonym Acetic acid tert-butyl ester
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AAL088550B

 
alfa aesar™
L08855-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0885518

 
alfa aesar™
L08855-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0885530

 
alfa aesar™
L08855-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 94° to 96°C
Melting Point −62°C
Flash Point 4°C (39°F)
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material tert-Butyl acetate
CAS 540-88-5
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C6H12O2
Linear Formula CH3CO2C(CH3)3
Formula Weight 116.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008807
UN Number UN1123
Beilstein 1699506
Merck Index 14,1537
Synonym Acetic acid tert-butyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: BUTYL ACETATES
RTECS Number AF7400000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
tert-Butyl acetate is used as a solvent in the production of lacquers, enamels, inks, adhesives, thinners, industrial cleaners and coating blends It is also used as a process solvent for chemical reactions and polymerization. In synthetic organic chemistry, it is used as a tert-butyl group. It serves as an intermediate in the production of pharmaceuticals and synthetic flavorings.

Solubility
Miscible with ether and ethanol. Immiscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.