Alfa Aesar™ Croconic acid, 98%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B2180903

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 488-86-8
    Molecular Formula C5H2O5
    Formula Weight 142.07g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00181389
    Synonym 4,5-Dihydroxy-4-cyclopentene-1,2,3-trione; 1,2-Dihydroxy-3,4,5-trioxocyclopent-1-ene
    Chemical Name or Material Croconic acid

    Specifications

    Odor Odorless
    Melting Point ≈280°C (dec.)
    Quantity 1g
    CAS 488-86-8
    Molecular Formula C5H2O5
    Formula Weight 142.07g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00181389
    Synonym 4,5-Dihydroxy-4-cyclopentene-1,2,3-trione; 1,2-Dihydroxy-3,4,5-trioxocyclopent-1-ene
    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.
    Chemical Name or Material Croconic acid
    Assay 98%

    Description

    Applications
    Croconic acid is used to prepare 1,3-bis-(2-dimethylamino-5-thienyl)croconine by reacting with dimethyl-thiophen-2-yl-amine. It is also used in organic synthesis and employed as a dye for biological research purposes. Further, it is involved in the preparation of ethers such as dimethyl croconate. In addition to this, it acts as a ligand and form coordination complexes with metals such as barium, copper, silver and lead.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water and ethanol.

    Notes
    Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

    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.

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