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18865 Cesium propionate, complex with propionic acid

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
18865-04 2g 32.80
18865-09 10g 114.00
18865-18 50g 454.00
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Cesium propionate, complex with propionic acid


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in dimethyl formamide, dimethyl sulfoxide.


Cesium propionate is used as an pharmaceutical intermediate. It is as an epoxide cleavage and inversion reagent.


Desiccate at room temperature. Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Hygroscopic.

Literature References

David O Arbelo.; José A Prieto. Cesium propionate as an epoxide cleavage and inversion reagent. Tetrahedron Lett. 2002, 43 (22),4111-4114.

Wim H. Kruizinga.; Bert Strijtveen.; Richard M. Kellogg. Cesium carboxylates in dimethyl formamide. Reagents for introduction of hydroxyl groups by nucleophilic substitution and for inversion of configuration of secondary alcohols. J. Org. Chem. 1981, 46 (21),4321-4323.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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