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A13133 Dibenzo-18-crown-6, 98+%

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13133-06 5g 22.50
A13133-14 25g 73.10
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Dibenzo-18-crown-6, 98+%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Boiling Point
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Sparingly soluble in water.


Dibenzo-18-crown-6, is used as an important raw material and intermediate used in organic Synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuff. It is an important organic intermediate.


Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible to strong oxidizing agents, strong acids.

Literature References

PD Beattie.; A Delay.; HH Girault. Investigation of the kinetics of assisted potassium ion transfer by dibenzo-18-crown-6 at the micro-ITIES by means of steady-state voltammetry. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry . 1995, 380 (1-2), 167-175.

IM Kolthoff.; MK Chantooni. Transfer activity coefficients in various solvents of several univalent cations complexed withdibenzo-18-crown-6. Jr - Analytical Chemistry. 1980, 380 (1-2), 167-175.

Comparison of the rates of displacement of F- in 1-fluoro-2- or 4-nitrobenzene with KOMe and KO-t-Bu in the presence of this crown ether gave a result (t-BuO- >> MeO-) opposite to the pattern observed in its absence: J. Chem. Soc., Perkin 2, 55 (1973).

Promotes the generation of bromochlorocarbene from Chlorodibromomethane, A16938: Syntheis, 783 (1977); Tetrahedron, 33, 363 (1977), and of dibromocarbene from Bromoform, A11904: Org. Synth., 75, 98 (1997).

In combination with Benzyl­triethyl­ammonium chloride, A13268, promotes the oxidative decarboxylation of arylacetic acids with NaIO4 to give high yields of the aryl aldehydes: Indian J. Chem. B, 35B, 151 (1996). Under the same conditions, phenacyl bromides are converted to benzoic acids.

Catalyst for the formation of phenacyl esters from phenacyl bromides and K salts of carboxylic acids in acetonitrile: Synth. Commun., 26, 1747 (1996).

Catalyst for the halogenative cleavage of epoxides with Br2 or I2, giving halohydrins in high yields: J. Org. Chem., 63, 1455 (1998).

See also 18-Crown-6, A11249 and Appendix 2.

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-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

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