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Alfa Aesar™ Maleic anhydride, 98+%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A1217830

Quantity 250g

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Catalog No. AAA1217830


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Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

108-31-6
98.06
UN2215
14,5704
Maleic anhydride
C4H2O3
MFCD00005518
106909
cis-Butenedioic anhydride; 2,5-Furandione

Specifications

103°C (217°F)
52° to 56°C
108-31-6
C4H2O3
MFCD00005518
106909
cis-Butenedioic anhydride; 2,5-Furandione
≥98%
202°C
250g
≥98%
98.06
UN2215
14,5704
Maleic anhydride

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: MALEIC ANHYDRIDE

RTECSNumber : ON3675000

TSCA : TSCA

storageNote1 : Moisture Sensitive

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