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Alfa Aesar™ Tetra-n-butylammonium iodide, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A1548430

Quantity 250g

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Catalog No. AAA1548430


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Tetra-n-butylammonium iodide is used as a catalyst for methylation and benzylation of alcohols with dimethyl sulfate and benzyl bromide respectively. It is a useful source of iodide anion and involved in the preparation of neopentyl iodides from the triflates. It is also used in the preparation of novel quaternary amines, which serve as an antibacterial agent in the rise of drug-resistant bacteria. It acts as a phosphonium reversible inhibitors of cholinesterases. It is associated with boron trifluoride diethyl¬ etherate and used in the cleavage of ethers.

Solubility
Soluble in water and methanol. Insoluble in benzene.

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

Chemical Identifiers

311-28-4
369.38
3916152
[CH3(CH2)3]4NI
MFCD00011636
Tetra-n-butylammonium iodide

Specifications

142° to 148°C
311-28-4
369.38
3916152
98%
250g
[CH3(CH2)3]4NI
MFCD00011636
Tetra-n-butylammonium iodide

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
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

RTECSNumber : BS5450000

TSCA : TSCA

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