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A14390 Neopentyl alcohol, 99%

CAS Number
75-84-3
Synonyms
2,2-Dimethyl-1-propanol

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A14390-14 25g 38.40
A14390-22 100g 94.90
A14390-36 500g 393.00
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Neopentyl alcohol, 99%

MDL
MFCD00004682
EINECS
200-907-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH3)3CCH2OH
Formula Weight
88.15
Melting point
52-56°
Boiling Point
111-114°
Flash Point
36°(96°F)
Density
0.818
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water at (20°C 40 g/L), alcohol, and ether. Solubility in methanol is almost transparent.

Applications

It is used in the Mitsunobu reaction of methyl salicylate coupling of sterically hindered substrates.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Sudhakar Bhandaru, et al. Synthesis of a C14',15' dihydro derivative of the south hexacyclic steroid unit of cephalostatin 1. Part I : regiospecific Rh[II]-mediated intermolecular oxygen alkylation of a primary neopentyl alcohol.Tetrahedron Lett.,1995,36(46), 8347-8350.

J. D. Slagle, et al. Mechanism of the triphenylphosphine-tetrachloromethane-alcohol reaction: pericyclic or clustered ion pairs?J. Org. Chem.,1981,46(17), 3526-3530.

A method has been described for conversion to the iodide using a combination of methyl iodide and triphenyl phosphite: Org. Synth. Coll., 6, 830 (1988).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H228

Flammable solid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P240-P241-P280-P370+P378q

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam

Other References

Merck
14,6457
Beilstein
1730984
Hazard Class
4.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.19
TSCA
Yes

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