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Alfa Aesar™ Tetra-n-butylammonium iodide, 98%

$40.34 - $491.03

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Tetra-n-butylammonium iodide
CAS 311-28-4
Molecular Formula [CH3(CH2)3]4NI
Formula Weight 369.38
MDL Number MFCD00011636
Beilstein 3916152
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AAA154840B

 
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A154840B
1000g Each for $491.03

AAA1548418

 
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A1548418
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 369.38
Chemical Name or Material Tetra-n-butylammonium iodide
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula [CH3(CH2)3]4NI
MDL Number MFCD00011636
CAS 311-28-4
Beilstein 3916152
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number BS5450000
Melting Point 142° to 148°C
Quantity 1000g

Applications
Tetra-n-butylammonium iodide is used as a catalyst for methylation and benzylation of alcohols with dimethyl sulfate and benzyl bromide respectively. It is a useful source of iodide anion and involved in the preparation of neopentyl iodides from the triflates. It is also used in the preparation of novel quaternary amines, which serve as an antibacterial agent in the rise of drug-resistant bacteria. It acts as a phosphonium reversible inhibitors of cholinesterases. It is associated with boron trifluoride diethyl¬ etherate and used in the cleavage of ethers.

Solubility
Soluble in water and methanol. Insoluble in benzene.

Notes
Light sensitive and hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.