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H53404 2,4-Hexadiene, tech. 90%, mixture of isomers

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H53404-03 1g 28.50
H53404-06 5g 104.00
H53404-14 25g 401.00
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2,4-Hexadiene, tech. 90%, mixture of isomers


Chemical Properties

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Ambient temperatures.
Miscible with ethanol, ethyl ether and chloroform. Immiscible with water.


2,4-Hexadiene is used in the production of 3,6-dimethyl-3,6-dihydro-[1,2]dithiine.


Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Geary, L. M.; Glasspoole, B. W.; Kim, M. M.; Krische, M. J. Successive C-C Coupling of Dienes to Vicinally Dioxygenated Hydrocarbons: Ruthenium Catalyzed [4 + 2] Cycloaddition across the Diol, Hydroxycarbonyl, or Dione Oxidation Levels. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135 (10), 3796-3799.

Liu, B.; Li, K-N.; Luo, S-W.; Huang, J-Z.; Pang, H.; Gong, L-Z. Chiral Gold Complex-Catalyzed Hetero-Diels-Alder Reaction of Diazenes: Highly Enantioselective and General for Dienes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135 (9), 3323-3326.

Polyak, I.; Boulanger, E.; Sena, K.; Thiel, W. A microiterative intrinsic reaction coordinate method for large QM/MM systems. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2013, 15 (34), 14188-14195.

Lyons, T. W; Guironnet, D.; Findlater, M.; Brookhart, M. Synthesis of p-Xylene from Ethylene. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134 (38), 15708-15711.

Bérard, S.; Valee, C.; Delcroix, D. Sorbic Acid as a Renewable Resource for Atom-Economic and Selective Production of p-Toluic Acid and Alkyl-p-Toluates: Intermediates to Bioterephthalic Acid and Esters. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2015, 54 (28), 7164-7168.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H315-H319-H335

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. 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 (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. 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. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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