Alfa Aesar™ Levulinic acid, 98%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A10813-0B

Quantity 1000g

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Catalog No. AAA108130B

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    Chemical Identifiers

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

    Specifications

    Melting Point 26° to 31°C
    pH 2.5 to 3.0
    Boiling Point 245° to 246°C
    Quantity 1000g
    Flash Point 137°C (278°F)
    Odor Characteristic
    CAS 123-76-2
    Molecular Formula C5H8O3
    Formula Weight 116.12g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00002796
    UN Number UN3261
    Beilstein 506796
    Merck Index 14,5472
    Synonym 4-Ketopentanoic acid; 4-Oxopentanoic acid
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H314-H318-H302
    Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
    Causes serious eye damage.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    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.
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
    RTECS Number OI1575000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Levulinic acid
    Assay 98%

    Description

    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.

    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.

    Danger

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