Alfa Aesar™ Maleic anhydride, 98+%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A121780I

Quantity 5000g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 108-31-6
    Molecular Formula C4H2O3
    Formula Weight 98.06g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00005518
    UN Number UN2215
    Beilstein 106909
    Merck Index 14,5704
    Synonym cis-Butenedioic anhydride; 2,5-Furandione
    Chemical Name or Material Maleic anhydride

    Specifications

    Boiling Point 202°C
    Melting Point 52° to 56°C
    Quantity 5000g
    Flash Point 103°C (217°F)
    CAS 108-31-6
    Assay Percent Range ≥98%
    Molecular Formula C4H2O3
    Formula Weight 98.06g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00005518
    UN Number UN2215
    Beilstein 106909
    Merck Index 14,5704
    Synonym cis-Butenedioic anhydride; 2,5-Furandione
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H334-H314-H302-H317
    May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
    Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    May cause an allergic skin reaction.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P260-P284a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
    Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
    Rinse skin with water/shower.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
    Continue rinsing.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
    Storage Note 1 Moisture Sensitive
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: MALEIC ANHYDRIDE
    RTECS Number ON3675000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Maleic anhydride
    Assay ≥98%

    Description

    Applications
    Maleic anhydride is used in the preparation of unsaturated polyester resins, 4-butanediol, fumairc acid, tetrahydrofuran and gamma-butyrolactone. It is also used as lubricating oil additives, dispersants, artificial sweeteners, flavor enhancements, floor polishes and corrosion inhibitors. It finds application in personal care products like hair sprays. Further, it is used in water treatment chemicals, detergents, pharmaceuticals and copolymers. It is an active substrate for Diels-Alder reactions and dimerizes to form cyclobutane tetracarboxylic dianhydride .

    Solubility
    Soluble in water, acetone and dioxane. Slightly soluble in methanol, chloroform and benzene.

    Notes
    Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases, strong reducing agents, alkali metals and amines.

    GHS H Statement
    H334-H314-H302-H317
    May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
    Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    May cause an allergic skin reaction.

    GHS P Statement
    P260-P284a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
    Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
    Rinse skin with water/shower.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
    Continue rinsing.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

    Moisture Sensitive

    Danger

    SDS & Safety Documents

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