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A16770 (R)-(+)-4-Benzyl-2-oxazolidinone, 99%

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A16770-03 1g 38.30
A16770-06 5g 113.00
A16770-14 25g 351.00
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(R)-(+)-4-Benzyl-2-oxazolidinone, 99%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Insoluble in water. Soluble in Chloroform.


(R)-(+)-4-Benzyl-2-oxazolidinones are used in the enantioselective synthesis of beta-lactams and alpha-amino acids. End products can include asysmmetric single isomeric drugs of antitumor, anesthetic, antipasmodic products. Used in the synthesis of HIV protease inhibitors. An oxazolidinone used in chiral auxiliary asymetric synthesis.


Hygroscopic. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

David J Madar,; Hana Kopecka,; Daisy Pireh,; Jonathan Pease,; Marina Pliushchev,; Richard J Sciotti,; Paul E Wiedeman,; Stevan W Djuric.Synthesis of N-arylated oxazolidinones via a palladium catalyzed cross coupling reaction. Application to the synthesis of the antibacterial agent Dup-721. Tetrahedron Letters. 2001, 42 (22),3681-3684.

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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