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Alfa Aesar™ Tetraethyl orthocarbonate, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Tetraethyl orthocarbonate
CAS 78-09-1
Molecular Formula C9H20O4
Formula Weight 192.26g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009221
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1747401
Synonym Tetraethoxymethane
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AAA1783506

 
alfa aesar™
A17835-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1783514

 
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A17835-14
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A17835-22
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 158° to 161°C
Quantity 5g
Flash Point 52°C (125°F)
Chemical Name or Material Tetraethyl orthocarbonate
CAS 78-09-1
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C9H20O4
Formula Weight 192.26g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009221
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1747401
Synonym Tetraethoxymethane
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226
Flammable liquid and vapour.
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.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ESTERS, N.O.S.

Applications
Tetraethyl Orthocarbonate is used in the synthesis of chemokine receptor-5 inhibitors against HIV-1, benzobisoxazoles and in the preparation of organic semiconductors. It is also employed in the synthesis of 2,7-dimethylene-1,4,6,9-tetraoxaspiro[4,4]nonane and in the synthesis of cross linked poly(orthocarbonate)s used as organic solvent absorbent.

Solubility
Insoluble in water. Contact with water releases a flammable alcohol. Soluble in chloroform and methanol.

Notes
Moisture Sensitive. Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Keep away from ignition sources. Store under inert atmosphere and refrigerated.

Safety and Handling

Warning

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
H226
Flammable liquid and vapour.

2° to 8°C