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Sigma-Aldrich

N-(4-Methoxybenzylidene)-4-butylaniline

98%

Synonym(s):
MBBA
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3C6H4N=CHC6H4OCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
267.37
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

98%

form

liquid crystal

refractive index

n20/D 1.5496 (lit.)

density

1.027 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCc1ccc(cc1)\N=C\c2ccc(OC)cc2

InChI

1S/C18H21NO/c1-3-4-5-15-6-10-17(11-7-15)19-14-16-8-12-18(20-2)13-9-16/h6-14H,3-5H2,1-2H3/b19-14+

InChI key

FEIWNULTQYHCDN-XMHGGMMESA-N

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General description

N-(4-Methoxybenzylidene)-4-butylaniline (MBBA) is a nematic liquid crystal molecule that can be prepared by condensing distilled n-butylaniline and methoxybenzaldehyde. It can be used as an anisotropic solvent which has an isotropic transition temperature of 315k. It is majorly used in the development of liquid crystal cells.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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