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527-61-7 - 2,6-Dimethyl-p-benzoquinone, 99% - A11342 - Alfa Aesar

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

CAS Number
527-61-7
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 28.74
5g 99.01
25g 361.60
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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°
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: H301-H332-H315-H319-H335

Toxic if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
2041345
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.69
TSCA
No
RTECS
DK4825000

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