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Alfa Aesar™ tert-Butyl alcohol, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material tert-Butyl alcohol
CAS 75-65-0
Molecular Formula (CH3)3COH
Formula Weight 74.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004464
UN Number UN1120
Beilstein 906698
Merck Index 14,1542
Synonym tert-Butanol; 2-Methyl-2-propanol
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AAL123380F

 
alfa aesar™
L12338-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
 Please call Customer Service at 1-800-234-7437 or send an email to help@thermofisher.com for assistance.

AAL12338AK

 
alfa aesar™
L12338-AK
250mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 83°C
Melting Point 25°C
Flash Point 11°C (52°F)
Quantity 2500mL
Chemical Name or Material tert-Butyl alcohol
CAS 75-65-0
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula (CH3)3COH
Formula Weight 74.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004464
UN Number UN1120
Beilstein 906698
Merck Index 14,1542
Synonym tert-Butanol; 2-Methyl-2-propanol
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H332-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if inhaled.
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: II; Proper Shipping Name: BUTANOLS
RTECS Number EO1925000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
tert-Butyl alcohol is used as a solvent and ethanol denaturant. It is an active ingredient of paint remover. It acts as an intermediate in the production of methyl tertiary butyl ether and ethyl tertiary butyl ether by reaction with methanol and ethanol. It is also used in the preparation of tert-butyl chloride, tert-butyl hydroperoxide, isobutylene and methyl methacrylate. It serves as a fuel additive as well as a gasoline octane booster.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol, ethyl ether and chloroform.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, copper, alkali metals and aluminum.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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
H225-H332-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.