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164976 Sigma-Aldrich

α-Hydroxyisobutyric acid

98%

Synonym: 2-Hydroxy-2-methylpropionic acid, 2-Methyllactic acid, alpha-Hydroxyisobutyric acid

  • CAS Number 594-61-6

  • Linear Formula (CH3)2C(OH)COOH

  • Molecular Weight 104.10

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1744739

  •  EC Number 209-848-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00004459

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24850110

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C1 to C5, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids, Chemical Synthesis,
assay   98%
bp   84 °C/1.5 mmHg (lit.)
mp   76-80 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 10%, clear to very slightly hazy, colorless
SMILES string   CC(C)(O)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C4H8O3/c1-4(2,7)3(5)6/h7H,1-2H3,(H,5,6)
InChI key   BWLBGMIXKSTLSX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

α-Hydroxyisobutyric acid (2-hydroxyisobutyric acid) is the building block for polymer synthesis. It forms complexes with Eu(III) and has been studied by time resolved fluorescence spectroscopy.

Application

α-Hydroxyisobutyric acid was used as background electrolyte for separation and detection of the metal ions by on-line cyclic voltammetry.

Packaging

25 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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