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18861 Copper(II) methoxide, typically 98% (metals basis)

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
18861-03 1g 24.60
18861-06 5g 78.30
18861-14 25g 324.00
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Copper(II) methoxide, typically 98% (metals basis)


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
ca 206° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Reacts with water.


Copper(II) methoxide is used as primary and secondary intermediates. Treatment of these methoxide derivatives with excess water results in the clean formation of mononuclear copper(II) hydroxide complexes.


Moisture sensitive. Keep at room temperature.

Literature References

Kyle J. Tubbs.; Amy L. Fuller.; Brian Bennett.; Atta M. Arif .; Lisa M. Berreau. Mononuclear N3S(thioether)-Ligated Copper(II) Methoxide Complexes:? Synthesis, Characterization, and Hydrolytic Reactivity.Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42 (16),4790-4791.

C.H. Brubaker Jr.; M. Wicholas. Copper (II) alkoxides and alkoxide-halides. J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem. 1965, 27 (1),59-62.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H228-H302-H315-H319-H335

Flammable solid. Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P240-P241-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P362-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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