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Sigma-Aldrich

tert-Butyl hydroperoxide solution

5.0-6.0 M in decane

Synonym(s):
1,1-Dimethylethyl hydroperoxide, TBHP, 2-Hydroperoxy-2-methylpropane
Linear Formula:
(CH3)3COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
90.12
Beilstein:
1098280
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

55.4-65.1% (Thiosulphate, titration)

form

liquid

reaction suitability

reagent type: oxidant

concentration

5.0-6.0 M in decane

impurities

<4% water

refractive index

n20/D 1.402

density

0.808 g/mL at 25 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(C)(C)OO

InChI

1S/C4H10O2/c1-4(2,3)6-5/h5H,1-3H3

InChI key

CIHOLLKRGTVIJN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

tert-Butyl hydroperoxide is an organic peroxide, used in oxidation processes.

Application

tert-Butyl hydroperoxide may be used in:
osmium catalyzed vicinal hydroxylation of olefins under alkaline conditions
catalytic asymmetric oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides using binaphthol as a chiral auxiliary
oxidation of dibenzothiophenes

Packaging

25, 100 mL in poly bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 2 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Muta. 2 - Org. Perox. D - Skin Corr. 1C - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

5.2 - Organic peroxides and self-reacting hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

109.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

43 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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