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Alfa Aesar™ Levulinic acid, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A108130B

Quantity 1000g

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Catalog No. AAA108130B


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Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

123-76-2
116.12
UN3261
14,5472
Levulinic acid
C5H8O3
MFCD00002796
506796
4-Ketopentanoic acid; 4-Oxopentanoic acid

Specifications

123-76-2
116.12
UN3261
14,5472
26° to 31°C
245° to 246°C
137°C (278°F)
Levulinic acid
C5H8O3
MFCD00002796
506796
4-Ketopentanoic acid; 4-Oxopentanoic acid
2.5 to 3.0
1000g
Characteristic
98%

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

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

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : OI1575000

TSCA : TSCA

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