Alfa Aesar™ Levulinic acid, 98%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A10813.0I

UNSPSC: 12352106

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 123-76-2 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 5000g

Product Code. 11439752

Quantity Price
1 £ 243.8 / 5000g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 10-05-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Levulinic acid
CAS 123-76-2
Molecular Formula C5H8O3
Formula Weight 116.12
MDL Number MFCD00002796
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 506796
Merck Index 14,5472
Synonym 4-Ketopentanoic acid; 4-Oxopentanoic acid

Specification

Formula Weight 116.12
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.
Beilstein 506796
Health Hazard 1 Danger
UN Number UN3261
Melting Point 26° to 31°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Assay 98%
Synonym 4-Ketopentanoic acid; 4-Oxopentanoic acid
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
CAS 123-76-2
Chemical Name or Material Levulinic acid
TSCA TSCA
pH 2.5 to 3.0
MDL Number MFCD00002796
Flash Point 137°C (278°F)
Odor Characteristic
RTECS Number OI1575000
Boiling Point 245° to 246°C
Molecular Formula C5H8O3
Merck Index 14,5472
Quantity 5000g

Applications
Mainly used as an intermediate for medicines, agricultural chemical and organic synthesis. Used as raw material of perfume, modifier and solvent of plastics. It is also employed as an additive of polymer, paints and lubricating oil. Also used as a surfactant and auxiliary for making printing ink, rubber flux and cosmetics(including shampoo).

Solubility
Soluble in water ( 675g/L at 20°C).

Notes
Light Sensitive. Store in dark. Store away from oxidizing agents and bases.

Documentation

Technical documents

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.

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.