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281832 Sigma-Aldrich

Mesityl oxide

technical grade, 90%

Synonym: 4-Methyl-3-penten-2-one

  • CAS Number 141-79-7

  • Linear Formula (CH3)2C=CHCOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 98.14

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1361550

  •  EC Number 205-502-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00008900

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24856998

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C3 to C6, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Ketones,
Quality Level   100
grade   technical grade
assay   90%
refractive index   n20/D 1.442 (lit.)
bp   130 °C (lit.)
mp   -41.5 °C (lit.)
density   0.858 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   C\C(C)=C\C(C)=O
InChI   1S/C6H10O/c1-5(2)4-6(3)7/h4H,1-3H3
InChI key   SHOJXDKTYKFBRD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Zinc chloride-catalyzed condensation of mesityl oxide with ethyl acetoacetate has been reported.

Application

Mesityl oxide has been used:
• in the synthesis of 2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-1,3,3-trimethyldipyrrin, a crucial building block in the rational synthesis of chlorins and oxochlorins
• as neutral marker in the preparation of imidazole-coated capillary column for electrophoresis

Packaging

100 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN1229 - class 3 - PG 3 - Mesityl oxide
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
SB4200000
Flash Point(F) 
87.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
31 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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