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1068-55-9 - Isopropylmagnesium chloride, 1M in MeTHF - H51155 - Alfa Aesar

H51155 Isopropylmagnesium chloride, 1M in MeTHF

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Isopropylmagnesium chloride, 1M in MeTHF


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Air & Moisture Sensitive
It reacts violently with water.


Isopropyl magnesium chloride is used primarily to add an iso-propyl group to carbonyl groups. This reagent can also be used as a strong base in aprotic solvents.


Air & moisture sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases.

Literature References

Shimpei Sugiyama; Hitomi Shimizu; Tsuyoshi Satoh. The first example of γ-chloromagnesio γ-lactones: their generation from γ-tolylsulfinyl γ-lactones with isopropylmagnesium chloride, stability, and reaction with electrophiles. Tetrahedron Letters. 2006, 47, (49),8771-8775


Juan de M.Munoz; Jesus Alcazar; Antonio de la Hoz; Angel Diaz-Ortiz; Sergio-A. Alonso de Diego. Preparation of amides mediated by isopropylmagnesium chloride under continuous flow conditions. Green Chem. 2012, 14, (5),1335-1341

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H261-H314-H318

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. In contact with water releases flammable gas. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P231+P232-P260-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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.

Other References

Hazard Class
Packing Group
Harmonized Tariff Code


  • A10173

    Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid, 98+%
  • A10312

    N-Hydroxysuccinimide, 98+%
  • H51156

    Isopropylmagnesium chloride - LiCl complex, 1M in MeTHF
  • 10515

    Lithium chloride, anhydrous, 99%
  • H54840

    Isopropylmagnesium bromide, 3M in 2-MeTHF

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