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Alfa Aesar™ Trimethyl orthoacetate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Trimethyl orthoacetate
CAS 1445-45-0
Molecular Formula C5H12O3
Linear Formula CH3C(OCH3)3
Formula Weight 120.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008477
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1098338
Synonym 1,1,1-Trimethoxyethane
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AAL13369AD

 
alfa aesar™
L13369-AD
50mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAL13369AK

 
alfa aesar™
L13369-AK
250mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 107° to 109°C
Quantity 50mL
Flash Point 16°C (60°F)
Chemical Name or Material Trimethyl orthoacetate
CAS 1445-45-0
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C5H12O3
Linear Formula CH3C(OCH3)3
Formula Weight 120.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008477
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1098338
Synonym 1,1,1-Trimethoxyethane
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
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 all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ESTERS, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Trimethyl orthoacetate is used as a diols can be protected as their 1-methoxyethylidene cyclic acetals (2-methoxy-2-methyl-1,3-dioxolanes) by acid-catalyzed exchange. It is mainly used as the chemical intermediates of the medicine. Some of the other applications includes it is mainly used as chemical intermediate of pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals, used for compound medical intermediates of vitamin B1, vitamin A1 and sulfanilamide organism, used for dye and spices industry, Medicine, agricultural chemicals, paint additives.

Solubility
It hydrolyzes in water.

Notes
Moisture Sensitive. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from oxidizing agents. Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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 all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.