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B23154 2-Methylbenzeneboronic acid, 98%

CAS Number
2-Methylphenylboronic acid
o-Tolylboronic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B23154-03 1g 36.80
B23154-06 5g 91.70
B23154-14 25g 289.00
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2-Methylbenzeneboronic acid, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
ca 162-164°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Slightly soluble in water.


2-Methylbenzeneboronic acid is a reagent used for Pd-catalyzed arylation using Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling in water, Ruthenium catalyzed direct arylation reactions, Ligand-free copper-catalyzed coupling reactions, Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric 1,4-addition reactions. Reagent used in Preparation of chiral monophosphorus ligands in asymmetric Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reaction, Human farnesyl pyrophosphate synthase inhibitors as antitumor agents for multiple myeloma cells


Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with oxidizing agent.

Literature References

Navid Dastbaravardeh; Michael Schnürch; Marko D Mihovilovic. Ruthenium(0)-catalyzed sp3 C-H bond arylation of benzylic amines using arylboronates. Organic Letters. 2012, 14 (7), 1930-1933.

Isidro Cobo; M Isabel Matheu; Sergio Castillón; Omar Boutureira; Benjamin G Davis. Phosphine-free Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling in aqueous media enables access to 2-C-aryl-glycosides. Organic Letters. 2012, 14 (7), 1728-1731.

Conditions for ligand-free Suzuki cross-coupling of arylboronic acids with aryl iodides, catalyzed by Palladium(II)­ acetate, 10516, to give unsymmetrical biphenyls in high yield, are described: Org. Synth., 75, 61 (1997). See Appendix 5.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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. Rinse mouth. 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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