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100-59-4 - Phenylmagnesium chloride, 1M in MeTHF - H51157 - Alfa Aesar

H51157 Phenylmagnesium chloride, 1M in MeTHF

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Phenylmagnesium chloride, 1M in MeTHF


Chemical Properties

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Air & Moisture Sensitive
It reacts violently with water.


Phenylmagnesium 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. It is also used as a Grignard reagent in greener solvent, 2-methyltetrahydrofuran (2-MeTHF).


Air & moisture sensitive. Incompatible with heat.

Literature References

Bogdan Boduszek; Henry J.Shine; T.Krishnan Venkatachalam. Reactions of phenylmagnesium chloride and phenyllithium with thianthrene cation radical perchlorate. Evidence for electron transfer: formation and decomposition of 5-substituted thianthreniumyl perchlorates. J. Org. Chem. 1989, 54, (7),1616-1626


Henry Gilman; Nina B. St. John. The preparation of phenylmagnesium chloride. Recueil des Travaux Chimiques des Pays-Bas. 1930, 49, (8),717-723

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H261-H314-H302-H312-H333

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. In contact with water releases flammable gas. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. May be harmful if inhaled.

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.

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