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H51171 2-Butenylmagnesium chloride, 0.5M in MeTHF

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H51171-AD 50ml 165.00
H51171-AE 100ml 264.00
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2-Butenylmagnesium chloride, 0.5M in MeTHF


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
It reacts violently with water.


2-Butenylmagnesium chloride is used as a Grignard reagent in greener solvent, 2-methyltetrahydrofuran (2-MeTHF).


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

Literature References

Giuseppe Bartoli; Enrico Marcantoni; Marino Petrini; Renato Dalpozzo. Reaction of aryl and alkyl nitro compounds with 2-butenylmagnesium chloride: synthesis of a new class of nitrones. J. Org. Chem. 1990, 55, (14),4456-4459


Motokazu Uemura; Tatsuya Minami; Kazuo Isobe; Toshio Kobayashi; Yuji Hayashi. Diastereoselective addition of 2-butenylmetal “ate” complexes to aromatic ketones mediated by Cr (CO)3 complexation. Tetrahedron Letters. 1986, 27, (8),967-970

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H261-H313-H314-H318

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

Precautionary Statements: P223-P210-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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