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A11342 2,6-Dimethyl-p-benzoquinone, 99%

CAS Number
527-61-7
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A11342-03 1g 30.30
A11342-06 5g 108.00
A11342-14 25g 444.00
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2,6-Dimethyl-p-benzoquinone, 99%

MDL
MFCD00001605
EINECS
208-420-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8O2
Formula Weight
136.15
Melting point
69-71°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in chloroform. Insoluble in water.

Applications

2,6-Dimethyl-p-benzoquinone is used as organic intermediates.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and reducing agents.

Literature References

T.N. Misra and Paras N. Prasad. Phonon spectroscopy of photochemical reactions in organic solids: Photodimerization of 2,6-dimethyl-p-benzoquinone. Chemical Physics Letters.1982, 85, 381-386.

Reacts preferentially with Grignard reagents at the less hindered carbonyl group, but with alkyllithiums at the more hindered site: J. Org. Chem., 46, 3369 (1981).

Diels-Alder dienophile in synthesis of taxane AB ring system: Tetrahedron Lett., 33, 1443 (1992). The regioselectivity of Diels Alder reactions has been controlled by the use of ß-cyclodextrin: J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 971 (1995):

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335-H500

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+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. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
2041345
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.69
TSCA
No
RTECS
DK4825000

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