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20780-53-4 - (R)-(+)-Styrene oxide, 98% - (R)-(+)-Epoxystyrene - (R)-(+)-2-Phenyloxirane - B21245 - Alfa Aesar

B21245 (R)-(+)-Styrene oxide, 98%

CAS Number
20780-53-4
Synonyms
(R)-(+)-Epoxystyrene
(R)-(+)-2-Phenyloxirane

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 37.49
5g 126.45
25g 454.40
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(R)-(+)-Styrene oxide, 98%

MDL
MFCD00066210

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8O
Formula Weight
120.15
Boiling Point
194°
Flash Point
74°(165°F)
Density
1.051
Refractive Index
1.5350
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

It is used to produce a homologated epoxide as part of a synthetic approach to (+)-allosedamine. It is the main metabolite of styrene, catalyzed by epoxide hydrolase.

Notes

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

Literature References

David A. Fulton, et al. Synthesis of a scalemic β-amino disulfide from (S)-phenylglycine and (R)-styrene oxide and use as a catalyst in enantioselective additions of diethylzinc to aldehydes.Tetrahedron Lett.199738(11), 2019-2022.

Christina Moberg, et al. Stereospecific Lewis acid catalyzed methanolysis of styrene oxide.Tetrahedron Lett.199233(16), 2191-2194.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H350-H312-H319-H227

May cause cancer. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes serious eye irritation. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P201-P280-P281-P305+P351+P338-P312-P363-P405-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. 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. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1984
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2910.90
TSCA
No
RTECS
CZ9625010

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