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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 148.20g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009230
UN Number UN2524
Beilstein 605384
Merck Index 14,6884
Synonym Ethyl orthoformate; Orthoformic acid triethyl ester
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A13587-AP
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A13587-0F
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 0.891
Quantity 500mL
Chemical Name or Material Triethyl Orthoformate
CAS 122-51-0
Physical Form Liquid
Assay 98%
Assay Percent Range 98%
Molecular Formula HC(OCH2CH3)3
Linear Formula HC(OCH2CH3)3
Formula Weight 148.20g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009230
UN Number UN2524
Beilstein 605384
Merck Index 14,6884
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately
Storage Note 1 Moisture sensitive
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL ORTHOFORMATE
RTECS Number RM6475000
TSCA TSCA

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-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately

GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

Moisture sensitive