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252557 Aldrich

4-Hydroxy-2-butanone

95%

Synonym: 2-Hydroxyethyl methyl ketone

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C3 to C6, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Ketones,
InChI Key   LVSQXDHWDCMMRJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   95%
refractive index   n20/D 1.430(lit.)
bp   73-76 °C/12 mmHg(lit.)
density   1.023 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

100 g in glass bottle

Application

4-Hydroxy-2-butanone has been used in the synthesis of:
• 3-buten-2-one via dehydration over anatase-TiO2 catalyst
• 4-methyl-5-hydroxymethylthiazole
• (±)-lineatin
• mevalonic acid lactone
• verrucarin
•  β-hydroxylactones

General description

4-Hydroxy-2-butanone is an important pharmaceutical intermediate. Gas phase reaction of the OH radicals with 4-hydroxy-2-butanone has been investigated by absolute rate method.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1993C 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
91.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
33 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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