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589-29-7 - 1,4-Benzenedimethanol, 99% - 1,4-Bis(hydroxymethyl)benzene - p-Xylene-alpha,alpha'-diol - A14405 - Alfa Aesar

A14405 1,4-Benzenedimethanol, 99%

CAS Number
589-29-7
Synonyms
1,4-Bis(hydroxymethyl)benzene
p-Xylene-alpha,alpha'-diol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 40.17
25g 127.72
100g 428.48
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1,4-Benzenedimethanol, 99%

MDL
MFCD00004665
EINECS
209-641-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H10O2
Formula Weight
138.17
Melting point
117-121°
Boiling Point
138-143°/1mm
Solubility
Soluble in ether, toluene, methanol and hot water.

Applications

1,4-Benzenedimethanol is used as an organic synthesis intermediate. It is also used for preparation of soluble polyphenylene and p-tolyl-methanol.

Notes

Incompatible with acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Nakayama, Y.; Aihara, K.; Yamanishi, H.; Fukuoka, H.; Tanaka, R.; Cai, Z.; Shiono, T. Synthesis of biodegradable thermoplastic elastomers from epsilon-caprolactone and lactide. J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2015, 53 (3), 489-495.

de la Torre, M. C.; Asenjo, M.; Ramírez-López, P.; Sierra, M. A. The Reversible Nicholas Reaction in the Synthesis of Highly Symmetric Natural-Product-Based Macrocycles. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 2015 (5), 1054-1067.

Other References

Beilstein
2042077
Harmonized Tariff Code
2906.29
TSCA
Yes

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