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Glutaric anhydride

Glutaric anhydride for synthesis. CAS 108-55-4, molar mass 114.1 g/mol., for synthesis

Synonym: Tetrahydropyran-2,6-dione

  • CAS Number 108-55-4

  • Linear Formula C₅H₆O₃

  • Molecular Weight 114.1 g/mol

  •  EC Number 203-593-6



Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Chemical Synthesis, Synthetic Reagents
bp   290.5 °C (1013 hPa)
vapor pressure   0.05 hPa (50 °C)
density   1.24 g/cm3 (60 °C)
flash point   175 °C
autoignition temp.   320 °C
mp   53 - 57 °C
bulk density   990 kg/m3
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit 1780 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (morpholine method): ≥ 95.0 %
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 53 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 57 °C
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2917 19 80
Hazard Statement(s) 
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P280: Wear eye protection.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P313: Get medical advice/ attention.
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Harmful  Harmful
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 22-38-41
Harmful if swallowed.Irritating to skin.Risk of serious damage to eyes.
S Phrase 
S 26-39
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear eye/face protection.
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