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

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B21245-06 5g 127.00
B21245-14 25g 569.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold.
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: H227-H312-H315-H317-H319-H331-H340-H350

Combustible liquid. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye irritation. Toxic if inhaled. May cause genetic defects. May cause cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P235-P261-P264b-P271-P272-P280-P281-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P311-P312-P333+P313-P337+P313-P362-P370+P378q-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep cool. 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. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. 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. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation or rash occurs: If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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