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537594 Aldrich

tert-Butyl acetoacetate

reagent grade, 98%

Synonym: TBAA

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Properties

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grade   reagent grade
InChI Key   JKUYRAMKJLMYLO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.419(lit.)
bp   71-72 °C/11 mmHg(lit.)
density   0.954 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1, 4 L in poly bottle

100, 500 mL in poly bottle

Application

tert-Butyl acetoacetate may be used in the synthesis of:
• various acetoacetic acid derivatives
• acetoacetates
• acetoacetamides
• 1-(diethylamino)-2-acetoacetoxypropane
• (S)-tert-butyl 3-hydroxybutyrate
• benzothiazole β-keto ester derivatives
• 3,4-disubstituted pyrroles

General description

tert-Butyl acetoacetate (t-BAA) is a cheap and easy to store commercial reagent. Reaction demonstrated that the more hindered tert-butyl acetoacetate (t-BAA, la) is ca.15-20-fold more reactive than the more commonly used methyl or ethyl analogs. It is widely employed as an acetoacetylating reagent.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
150.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
66 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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