Alfa Aesar Trimethylacetic anhydride, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar B2298314
Trimethylacetic anhydride is used as acylation and esterification reagents. It is involved in acylation and esterification reactions with anilines and phenols. It is also used in solid-phase oligonucleotide synthesis and in the kinetic resolution of racemic 2-hydroxy-gamma-butyrolactones with diphenylacetic acid. It is also employed in the production of cyano-4, N-tert-butyloxycarbonyl piperidine.
Miscible with acetonitrile.
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases and strong reducing agents.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
GHS P Statement
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.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
TSCA : TSCA