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Alfa Aesar™ Triethyl orthoformate, 98%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Triethyl orthoformate
CAS 122-51-0
Molecular Formula C7H16O3
Linear Formula HC(OCH2CH3)3
Formula Weight 148.2
MDL Number MFCD00009230
UN Number UN2524
Beilstein 605384
Merck Index 14,6884
Synonym Ethyl orthoformate; Orthoformic acid triethyl ester
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P405-P501a
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H319-H335
Formula Weight 148.2
Quantity 500mL
MDL Number MFCD00009230
Linear Formula HC(OCH2CH3)3
Assay 98%
Merck Index 14,6884
RTECS Number RM6475000
Health Hazard 1 Warning
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL ORTHOFORMATE
UN Number UN2524
TSCA TSCA
Beilstein 605384
Chemical Name or Material Triethyl Orthoformate
Storage Note 1 Moisture sensitive
CAS 122-51-0
Physical Form Liquid
Density 0.891
Molecular Formula HC(OCH2CH3)3
Assay Percent Range 98%

Applications
Triethyl orthoformate is used in Bodroux-Chichibabin aldehyde synthesis to prepare an aldehyde with one carbon higher by reacting with Grignard reagent. It is also used in the electrophilic formylation of activated aromatic species such as phenol.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohols, acetone, ethers and chloroform. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with acids and strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P405-P501a

GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H319-H335

Moisture sensitive