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Alfa Aesar™ Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 40% w/w in methanol

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide
CAS 2052-49-5
Molecular Formula [CH3(CH2)3]4NOH
Formula Weight 259.48g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009425
UN Number UN2924
Beilstein 3571228
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AAA126260F

 
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A12626-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA12626AC

 
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A12626-AC
25mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA12626AE

 
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A12626-AE
100mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA12626AP

 
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A12626-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Flash Point 18°C (64°F)
Odor Alcohol-like
Concentration 40% w/w in methanol
Quantity 2500mL
Chemical Name or Material Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide
CAS 2052-49-5
Molecular Formula [CH3(CH2)3]4NOH
Formula Weight 259.48g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009425
UN Number UN2924
Beilstein 3571228
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H301-H311-H331-H370-H314-H318
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes damage to organs.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310-P404
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Store in a closed container.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.
RTECS Number BS5425000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 40% w/w in methanol is used as a phase-transfer catalyst in organic synthesis especially for alkylation and condensation reactions. It is also used as a curing accelerator for epoxy resins.

Solubility
Miscible with organic solvents.

Notes
Air sensitive and hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong acids and corrodes metal.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310-P404
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Store in a closed container.

GHS H Statement
H225-H301-H311-H331-H370-H314-H318
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes damage to organs.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.