Alfa Aesar™ Acetic anhydride, 99+%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: L04295.30

UNSPSC: 12352106

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 108-24-7 Weight: 0.01000kg Transport: UN number : 1715 Chem class : 1a Pack group : II


Quantity 250g

Product Code. 11376876

Quantity Price
1 £ 9.96 / 250g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 16-05-2017
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  • Description and Specification
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Acetic anhydride
CAS 108-24-7
Molecular Formula (CH3CO)2O
Formula Weight 102.09
MDL Number MFCD00008705
UN Number UN1715
Beilstein 385737
Merck Index 14,56

Specification

Formula Weight 102.09
Assay ≥99%
CAS 108-24-7
Merck Index 14,56
Flash Point 49°C (120°F)
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H226-H302-H332
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Melting Point −73°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ACETIC ANHYDRIDE
RTECS Number AK1925000
Chemical Name or Material Acetic anhydride
TSCA TSCA
Quantity 250g
Boiling Point 138° to 140°C
Odor Pungent
MDL Number MFCD00008705
Beilstein 385737
Molecular Formula (CH3CO)2O
UN Number UN1715
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe 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.

Applications
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.

Solubility
Miscible with ether, chloroform and benzene.

Notes
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.

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Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS H Statement
H314-H226-H302-H332
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe 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.