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89039 Diisobutylaluminum chloride, 98+%, 25% w/w in hexane

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Diisobutylaluminum chloride, 98+%, 25% w/w in hexane


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in aromatic, saturated aliphatic and cycloaliphatic hydrocarbon. Reacts with water.


Diisobutylaluminum chloride is used as cocatlyst component in Ziegler-Natta type catalyst systems of olefins and alkylation reactions.


Air and moisture sensitive. Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed container. Store away from air and moisture.

Literature References

J. W. Collette. The Reaction of Triisobutylaluminum with Carbon Tetrachloride. A Novel Preparation of Diisobutylaluminum Chloride.J. Org. Chem. Soc. 1963,28(9), 2489-2490.

Fritz Moise; Samuel A. Sangokoya; William T. Pennington & Gregory H. Robinson. Reaction of Diisobutylaluminum Chloride with N,N?-Bis(3-Aminopropyl)Ethylenediamine. Synthesis and Molecular Structure of [C12Al-C8H2ON4][A1(C4H9)2]. J. Coord. Chem. Soc. 1990,21(2), 129-135.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H250-H260-H304-H314-H335-H336-H361f-H373

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air. In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Suspected of damaging fertility. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P222-P223-P231+P232-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P271-P281-P302+P334-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P335+P334-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Do not allow contact with air. Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe 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. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF ON SKIN: Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Brush off loose particles from skin. Wash contaminated clothing 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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