Dicyclohexano is used as an anion activator and complexing agent which solubilizes alkali metal ions in non-polar solvents. It is an important raw material and intermediate used in Organic Synthesis, Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals and Dyestuffs etc,.
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Crown ether (see Appendix 2). Increases the rate of acetolysis of benzyl chloride in acetonitrile by a factor of >400: Synthesis, 117 (1981).
In combination with potassium permanganate, effects the stereoselective cis-hydroxylation of a double bond from the less-hindered side: Chem. Lett., 173 (1983).
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H301-H311-H319
Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes serious eye irritation.
Wear protective gloves/clothing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor