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Sigma-Aldrich

Tetrabutylammonium hydroxide solution

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40 wt. % in H2O

Linear Formula:
(CH3CH2CH2CH2)4N(OH)
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
259.47
Beilstein:
3571228
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

form

liquid

Quality Level

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Catalysis
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concentration

40 wt. % in H2O

refractive index

n20/D 1.405

density

0.99 g/mL at 25 °C

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SMILES string

[OH-].CCCC[N+](CCCC)(CCCC)CCCC

InChI

1S/C16H36N.H2O/c1-5-9-13-17(14-10-6-2,15-11-7-3)16-12-8-4;/h5-16H2,1-4H3;1H2/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

VDZOOKBUILJEDG-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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General description

Tetrabutylammonium hydroxide is a quaternary ammonium salt mainly used as a strong base and phase-transfer catalyst. It can be synthesized from tetrabutylammonium iodide.
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Application

Tetrabutylammonium hydroxide solution (TBAOH) may be used in the following studies:
  • For the dissolution of 10wt% cellulose under room temperature conditions.
  • As a catalyst during the synthesis of 1,2,4-oxadiazoles.
  • Preparation of TBAOH salts of fatty acids.

Packaging

50, 250 mL in poly bottle
1 L in poly bottle
2.5 L in glass bottle

Caution

May crystallize below 30°C
Gentle warming and swirling should redissolve the solid

Pictograms

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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