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2944-49-2 - 2,3-Dimethylanisole, 97% - 3-Methoxy-o-xylene - A19992 - Alfa Aesar

A19992 2,3-Dimethylanisole, 97%

CAS Number
2944-49-2
Synonyms
3-Methoxy-o-xylene

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 42.54
50g 129.78
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2,3-Dimethylanisole, 97%

MDL
MFCD00008376
EINECS
220-948-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C9H12O
Formula Weight
136.19
Melting point
29°
Boiling Point
195°
Flash Point
67°(152°F)
Density
0.984
Refractive Index
1.5200
Solubility
Not miscible or difficult to mix in water.

Applications

2,3-Dimethylanisole is used as starting reagent in the synthesis of biphenyl-indanone A, a positive allosteric modulator of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 2. It can be used to produce 2-methoxy-6-methyl-benzaldehyde by heating.

Notes

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

Literature References

Goldberg Y, et al. Highly regioselective bromination of 2, 3-dimethylanisole with N-bromosuccinimide.J. Org. Chem.1992,57(23), 6374-6376.

Ruggero Galici, et al. Biphenyl-indanone A, a positive allosteric modulator of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 2, has antipsychotic- and anxiolytic-like effects in mice.J Pharmacol Exp Ther.2006,318(1),173-185.

Methyl groups o- or p- to alkoxy groups can be selectively oxidized to the aldehyde by potassium peroxydisulfate in the presence of Cu(II): Synthesis, 723 (1987).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227

Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P370+P378a-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1859736
Harmonized Tariff Code
2909.30
TSCA
No

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