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B25609 (2-Carboxyethyl)triphenylphosphonium chloride, 98%

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B25609-06 5g 48.20
B25609-14 25g 161.00
B25609-22 100g 479.00
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(2-Carboxyethyl)triphenylphosphonium chloride, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide and methanol.


2-Carboxyethyl)-triphenylphosphonium chloride is a phosphonium ylide reagent for Wittig olefinations with introduction of a carboxylic acid.


Store in a cool, dry place in tightly closed container. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Noal Cohen; Bruce L. Banner; Rocco J. Lopresti. Synthesis of optically active leukotriene (SRS-A) intermediates. Tetrahedron Letters. 1980, 21 (43), 4163-4166.

Robin G. F. Giles; Rodney W. Rickards and Badra S. Senanayake. Synthesis of isochroman-3-ylacetates and isochromane-γ-lactones through rearrangement of aryldioxolanylacetates. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1. 1988, (23), 3949-3956.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

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

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. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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