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A19020 2-Benzyloxyphenol, 98%

CAS Number
Catechol monobenzyl ether

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A19020-06 5g 41.50
A19020-14 25g 135.00
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2-Benzyloxyphenol, 98%


Chemical Properties

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Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in alcohol, benzene, and diethyl ether. Insoluble in water.


2-Benzyloxyphenol is used in the synthesis of 2-(benzyloxy)hydroquinone and also used to prepare sequential polypeptides.It is used as reagent for synthesis of multidentate chelating ligands. It is also used in chemicals, pharmaceutical research and also acts a pharmaceutical intermediate.


Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Literature References

Sumida, Y.; Harada, R.; Kato-Sumida, T.; Johmoto, K.; Uekusa, H.; Hosoya, T. Boron-Selective Biaryl Coupling Approach to Versatile Dibenzoxaborins and Application to Concise Synthesis of Defucogilvocarcin M. Org. Lett. 2014, 16 (23), 6240-6243.

Armspach , D.; Matt, D. Methylated cyclodextrins as preorganisation platforms for the synthesis of multidentate chelating ligands aimed at transition metal coordination and industrially relevant catalysis. C. R. Chim. 2011, 14 (2-3), 135-148.

Ribeiro da Silva, M. A. V.; Lobo Ferreira, A. I. M. C.; Cimas, A. Experimental and computational study on the molecular energetics of benzyloxyphenol isomers. J. Chem. Thermodyn. 2011, 43 (12), 1857-1864.

Lee, W-G.; Gallardo-Macias, R.; Frey, K. M.; Spasov, K. A.; Bollini, M.; Anderson, K. S.; Jorgensen, W. L. Picomolar Inhibitors of HIV Reverse Transcriptase Featuring Bicyclic Replacement of a Cyanovinylphenyl Group. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135 (44), 16705-16713.

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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