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Alfa Aesar™ Tetramethylammonium bromide, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Tetramethylammonium bromide
CAS 64-20-0
Molecular Formula C4H12BrN
Linear Formula (CH3)4NBr
Formula Weight 154.06
MDL Number MFCD00011626
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 3620955
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AAA133680E

 
alfa aesar™
A133680E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1336822

 
alfa aesar™
A1336822
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1336836

 
alfa aesar™
A1336836
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 154.06
Chemical Name or Material Tetramethylammonium bromide
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C4H12BrN
Linear Formula (CH3)4NBr
MDL Number MFCD00011626
CAS 64-20-0
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 3620955
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H300-H315-H319-H335
Fatal if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280h-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number BS7600000
Odor Odorless
Melting Point >300°C
Quantity 2500g

Applications
Tetramethylammonium bromide acts as an ion pair reagent. It is used as a surface-active agent and an active ingredient for conditioners. Further, it is used as a softner for textiles and paper products. It is also employed as a disinfection agent, sanitizer, antimicrobial and antistatic agent. In addition to this, it plays in important role as a phase transfer catalyst in synthetic chemistry.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, chloroform and acetone.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280h-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
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.

GHS H Statement
H300-H315-H319-H335
Fatal if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.