Potassium tert-butoxide

Purity : >97.0%(T)

CAS No.: 865-47-4
EC No.: 212-740-3
EC Name: potassium;2-methylpropan-2-olate
ECHA Name: Potassium tert-butanolate

Potassium tert-butoxide
Potassium tert-butanolate
Potassium T-butoxide
Potassium tert-butylate

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SKU: Potassium tert-butoxide ; 865-47-4 ; potassium;2-methylpropan-2-olate ; 212-740-3 ; Potassium tert-butanolate ; 100.011.583 Category:
Purity / Analysis Method >97.0%(T)
Molecular Formula / Molecular Weight C4H9KO = 112.21
Physical State (20 deg.C) Solid
Store Under Inert Gas Store under inert gas
Condition to Avoid Hygroscopic
CAS RN 865-47-4
PubChem Substance ID 87575121
MDL Number MFCD00012162

Specification & Properties

Appearance White to Light yellow powder to crystal
Purity(Neutralization titration) min. 97.0 %
Melting Point 240 deg.C(dec.)
Solubility (very soluble in) Tetrahydrofuran
Solubility (soluble in) Ether
Solubility (very slightly) Hydrocarbons

Safety & Regulations

Safety Information:
Chemical Safety Chemical SafetyChemical SafetyChemical Safety
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H314 : Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H251 : Self-heating
Precautionary Statements P501 : Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
P260 : Do not breathe dusts or mists.
P235 + P410 : Keep cool. Protect from sunlight.
P264 : Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P280 : Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P303 + P361 + P353 : IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P301 + P330 + P331 : IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P363 : Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
P304 + P340 + P310 : IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P305 + P351 + P338 + P310 : IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P407 : Maintain air gap between stacks/ pallets.
P420 : Store away from other materials.
P405 : Store locked up.
Related Laws:
Transport Information:
UN Number UN3206
Class 4.2 / 8
Packing Group II
Hazard Classification:

According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance
causes severe skin burns and eye damage,
is a flammable solid and
is self-heating and may catch fire.

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