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623-24-5 - p-Xylylene dibromide, 97% - 1,4-Bis(bromomethyl)benzene - alpha,alpha'-Dibromo-p-xylene - A13939 - Alfa Aesar

A13939 p-Xylylene dibromide, 97%

CAS Number
623-24-5
Synonyms
1,4-Bis(bromomethyl)benzene
alpha,alpha'-Dibromo-p-xylene

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 40.17
50g 116.39
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p-Xylylene dibromide, 97%

MDL
MFCD00000182
EINECS
210-781-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8Br2
Formula Weight
263.96
Melting point
144-148°
Boiling Point
245°
Density
2.012
Solubility
Soluble in water (react), and toluene.

Applications

It is an important raw material and intermediate used in Organic Synthesis, Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals.

Notes

Incompatible with alcohols, bases, amines, oxidizing agents. Avoid moisture.

Literature References

Ken Tanaka; Tomoko Hori;Takuya Osaka; Keiichi Noguchi and Masao Hirano. Rhodium-Catalyzed Reactions of Dithiols and 1,4-Bis(bromomethyl)benzenes Leading To Enantioenriched Dithiaparacyclophanes. Org. Lett. 2007, 9 (23), 4881-4884.

Keiiti Sisido; Nobuo Kusano; Ryôzi Noyori; Yôko Nozaki; Masatosi Simosaka and Hitosi Nozaki. Polycondensation of xylylene dibromides by transition metals in water suspension. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: General Papers. 1963, 1 (6), 2101-2107.

Reductive coupling has been used in a relatively high-yielding route to [2,2]-p-cyclophanes: Chem. Lett., 13 (1989); J. Chem. Soc., Perkin 1, 2029 (1991). Used in template-directed synthesis of rigid cyclophane receptor: Synlett, 462 (1991). For use in rotaxane synthesis, see: Synlett, 8975 (1992).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Other References

Beilstein
1100019
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.99
TSCA
Yes

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