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Tetrabutylammonium hydroxide solution

1.0 M in methanol

  • CAS Number 2052-49-5

  • Linear Formula (CH3CH2CH2CH2)4N(OH)

  • Molecular Weight 259.47

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3571228

  •  MDL number MFCD00009425

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24853780

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Properties

Related Categories Acids & Bases, Ammonium Salts, Bases, Chemical Synthesis, Essential Chemicals,
InChI Key   VDZOOKBUILJEDG-UHFFFAOYSA-M
concentration   1.0 M in methanol
refractive index   n20/D 1.3775
density   0.83 g/mL at 25 °C

Description

General description

Tetrabutylammonium hydroxide is a quaternary ammonium salt mainly used as a strong base and phase-transfer catalyst.

Application

Tetrabutylammonium hydroxide solution (1M in methanol) may be used as a base to synthesize ring methyl and methylene deuteriated porphyrins and metalloporphyrins. It may also be used as an initiator of graft polymerization between pivalolactone and poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate-co-methacrylic acid).

Packaging

1 L in Sure/Seal™

100, 4×100, 250, 800 mL in Sure/Seal™

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3286 8(6.1)(3) / PGII
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
51.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
11 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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