Alfa Aesar 6-Methylheptanoic acid, 95%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar H3039203
6-Methylheptanoic acid is used as a reagent to prepare eponemycin analogues, which is an antibiotic. Further, it is an active component of the scent chemical of the brushtail possum. In addition to this, it is used in the preparation of 6-methyl-heptanoyl chloride.
Miscible with chloroform and methanol. Slightly miscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Store in a cool place.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.