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Alfa Aesar™ Tetra-n-butylammonium bromide, 98+%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A102490E

Quantity 2500g

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Catalog No. AAA102490E


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Phase transfer catalyst Tetra-n-butylammonium bromide is used as a phase transfer catalyst for the preparation of lactones by cyclization of potassium salt of µ-bromocarboxylic acids and beta-lactones from beta-bromoacid by cyclization. It is also involved in the Curtius rearrangement, N-alkylation of aromatic carboxamides. It plays an important role as an ionic liquid in the regioselective O-alkylation reactions. It is also used in the preparation of polymer solar cells and single component green-light emitting electrochemical cells.

Solubility
Soluble in water and ethanol.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

1643-19-2
[CH3(CH2)3]4NBr
MFCD00011633
TBAB; Aliquat 100
C16H36BrN
322.38
3570983
Tetra-n-butylammonium bromide

Specifications

1643-19-2
[CH3(CH2)3]4NBr
MFCD00011633
TBAB; Aliquat 100
Amine-like
Tetra-n-butylammonium bromide
C16H36BrN
322.38
3570983
101° to 105°C
2500g
≥98%

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

TSCA : TSCA

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