Alfa Aesar™ Acetic anhydride, 99+%
Brand: Alfa Aesar™ L04295.0E
UNSPSC : 12352106
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 108-24-7 Weight : 2.50000kg Transport : UN number : 1715 Chem class : 1a Pack group : II
Acetic anhydride is most suited for the conversion of cellulose into cellulose acetate and in the manufacture of aspirin. It acts as a wood preservative and solvent in examination of wood fat, fatty and volatile oils and detection of rosins. In many organic reactions it acts as a dehydrating agent. Also used in the production of isoamyl alcohol and 2-methyl furan.
Miscible with ether, chloroform and benzene.
Reacts with water to form acetic acid with the liberation of heat violently. Incompatible with acids, alcohols, bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents and powdered metals.
|138° to 140°C|