Alfa Aesar™ 3-Hydroxybutyric acid, 98%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ H3042606

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 300-85-6
    Molecular Formula C4H8O3
    Formula Weight 104.10g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004546
    Merck Index 14,4816
    Chemical Name or Material 3-Hydroxybutyric acid

    Specifications

    Melting Point 36° to 39°C
    Quantity 5g
    Odor Odorless
    CAS 300-85-6
    Molecular Formula C4H8O3
    Formula Weight 104.10g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004546
    Merck Index 14,4816
    Health Hazard 1 Warning
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H315-H319-H335
    Causes skin irritation.
    Causes serious eye irritation.
    May cause respiratory irritation.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P280g-P305+P351+P338
    Wear protective gloves.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material 3-Hydroxybutyric acid
    Assay 98%

    Description

    Applications
    3-Hydroxybutyric acid is used in enantioselective synthesis of D-(-)-3-hydroxybutyric acid by escherichia coli. It forms films of random copolymer with (R)-3-hydroxypentanoic acid, (R)-3-hydroxyhexanoic acid, 4-hydroxybutyric acid, 6-hydroxyhexanoic acid and (S,S)-lactide by the melt-crystallized method.

    Solubility
    Miscible with water, alcohol and ether.

    Notes
    Hygroscopic. Incompatible with acids and bases.

    GHS H Statement
    H315-H319-H335
    Causes skin irritation.
    Causes serious eye irritation.
    May cause respiratory irritation.

    GHS P Statement
    P280g-P305+P351+P338
    Wear protective gloves.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

    Warning

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