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Ethyl propionylacetate

97%

Synonym: Ethyl 3-oxovalerate

  • CAS Number 4949-44-4

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2COCH2COOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 144.17

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 970270

  •  EC Number 225-593-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00009317

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24854855

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
assay   97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.422 (lit.)
bp   83-84 °C/12 mmHg (lit.)
density   1.012 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCOC(=O)CC(=O)CC
InChI   1S/C7H12O3/c1-3-6(8)5-7(9)10-4-2/h3-5H2,1-2H3
InChI key   UDRCONFHWYGWFI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Ethyl propionylacetate reacts with tropolone p-toluenesulfonate in the presence of sodium ethoxide to give 3-propionyl-2H-cyclohepta[b]furan-2-one.

Application

Ethyl propionylacetate has been used in the synthesis of 1-ethyl- and 1-n-propyl-1,3,4,9-tetrahydropyrano[3,4-b]indole-1-acetic acid bearing one or two substituents on the benzene ring.

Packaging

5 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
172.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
78 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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