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Alfa Aesar™ Trimethylacetic anhydride, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Trimethylacetic anhydride
CAS 1538-75-6
Molecular Formula C10H18O3
Linear Formula ((CH3)3CCO)2O
Formula Weight 186.25g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008842
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 386552
Synonym Pivalic anhydride
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AAB2298314

 
alfa aesar™
B22983-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2298336

 
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B22983-36
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B22983-22
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 193°C
Quantity 25g
Flash Point 63°C (145°F)
Odor Unpleasant
Chemical Name or Material Trimethylacetic anhydride
CAS 1538-75-6
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C10H18O3
Linear Formula ((CH3)3CCO)2O
Formula Weight 186.25g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008842
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 386552
Synonym Pivalic anhydride
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H227
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Trimethylacetic anhydride is used as acylation and esterification reagents. It is involved in acylation and esterification reactions with anilines and phenols. It is also used in solid-phase oligonucleotide synthesis and in the kinetic resolution of racemic 2-hydroxy-gamma-butyrolactones with diphenylacetic acid. It is also employed in the production of cyano-4, N-tert-butyloxycarbonyl piperidine.

Solubility
Miscible with acetonitrile.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases and strong reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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
H314-H318-H227
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.