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A13201 Tetramethylethylene, 97%

CAS Number
563-79-1
Synonyms
2,3-Dimethyl-2-butene

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13201-06 5g 27.50
A13201-14 25g 87.60
A13201-22 100g 325.00
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Tetramethylethylene, 97%

MDL
MFCD00008897
EINECS
209-263-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H12
Formula Weight
84.16
Melting point
-75°
Boiling Point
72-73°
Flash Point
-17°(1°F)
Density
0.705
Refractive Index
1.4120
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water (0.071 g/L)

Applications

Tetramethylethylene is an pharmaceutical intermediate. Ozonolysys in neat tetramethyleneethylene gives tetramethyleneethylene epoxide as product.

Notes

Store at room temperature. Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Air sensitive.

Literature References

H. Niki.; P. D. Maker.; C. M. Savage.; L. P. Breitenbach.; M. D. Hurley. FTIR spectroscopic study of the mechanism for the gas-phase reaction between ozone and tetramethylethylene. J. Phys. Chem. 1987, 91 (4),941-946 .

Linus Pauling.; L. O. Brockway. Carbon—Carbon Bond Distances. The Electron Diffraction Investigation of Ethane, Propane, Isobutane, Neopentane, Cyclopropane, Cyclopentane, Cyclohexane, Allene, Ethylene, Isobutene, Tetramethylethylene, Mesitylene, and Hexamethylbenzene. Revised Values of Covalent Radii. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1937, 59 (7),1223-1236 .

Precursor of the sterically hindered hydroborating reagent, "thexylborane", introduced by Brown: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 94, 3561 (1972). For review of its chemistry, see: Synthesis, 77 (1974). This reagent should be freshly prepared since it rearranges on standing to 2,3-dimethyl-1-butylborane.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H304

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P331-P372-P374-P380-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Do NOT induce vomiting. Explosion risk in case of fire. Fight fire with normal precautions from a reasonable distance. Evacuate area. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
1361357
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2901.29
TSCA
Yes

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