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3196-15-4 - Methyl 2-bromobutyrate, 97% - 2-Bromobutyric acid methyl ester - A19468 - Alfa Aesar

A19468 Methyl 2-bromobutyrate, 97%

CAS Number
3196-15-4
Synonyms
2-Bromobutyric acid methyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 47.52
1000g 180.25
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Methyl 2-bromobutyrate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00009666
EINECS
221-699-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H9BrO2
Formula Weight
181.04
Boiling Point
137-138°/50mm
Flash Point
68°(154°F)
Density
1.573
Refractive Index
1.4520
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol and ether, slightly soluble in water.

Applications

Methyl 2-bromobutyrate is used in the synthesis of racemic indene ester via Reformatsky reaction with 5-methoxy-1-indanone. (E)-2-methoxymethylene-butyric acid methyl ester via reformatsky reaction with α,α-dichloromethyl methyl ether in the presence of zinc dust.

Notes

Keep container tightly closed. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Michael Orfanopoulos.; Christopher S. Foote. Regioselective reaction of singlet oxygen with α,β-unsaturated esters. Tetrahedron Letters. 1985, 26, (48), 5991-5994.

Yao-Jun Shi.; David L. Hughes.; James M. McNamara. Stereospecific synthesis of chiral tertiary alkyl-aryl ethers via Mitsunobu reaction with complete inversion of configuration. Tetrahedron Letters. 2003, 44, (18), 3609-3611.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318

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

Precautionary Statements: P260-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P363-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1720826
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
Yes

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