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H27891 Ethyl (S)-2-oxiranylacetate, 97%

CAS Number
Ethyl (S)-3,4-epoxybutyrate
(S)-2-Oxiraneacetic acid ethyl ester

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H27891-ME 500mg 195.00
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Ethyl (S)-2-oxiranylacetate, 97%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Air Sensitive.
Decomposes in water.


Mainly employed inorganic synthesis. They are starting materials for the condensation reactions. Homoallylic alcohol is readily available from the regiospecific ring opening of commercially available ethyl (S)-oxiranyl acetate with the cuprate derived from vinylmagnesium bromide and copper bromide-dimethyl sulfide complex in 88 % yield.


Air Sensitive. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents, excess heat, air. Store at 2-8°C.

Literature References

A. J. Durbetaki. Direct Titration of Oxirane Oxygen with Hydrogen Bromide in Acetic Acid. Anal. Chem.. 1956, 28(12), 2000-2001.

P. Andrew Evans Prof. Dr.,; William J. Andrews. A Sequential Two-Component Etherification/Oxa-Conjugate Addition Reaction: Asymmetric Synthesis of (+)-Leucascandrolide A Macrolactone. Angewandte Chemie. 2008, 120 (29),5506-5509,.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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