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480438-46-8 - 2-Methoxybenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.25M in 2-MeTHF - H54177 - Alfa Aesar

H54177 2-Methoxybenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.25M in 2-MeTHF

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2-Methoxybenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.25M in 2-MeTHF


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Air & Moisture Sensitive
Miscible with tetrahydrofuran.


2-Methoxybenzylmagnesium chloride is a Grignard reagent used in organic synthesis. It is involved in the synthesis of (-)-Chamobtusin A. It is also used in the preparation of molybdenum and tungsten Alkylidene complexes having a tert-butylimido ligand.


Incompatible with water, oxidizing agents and bases. Air sensitive.

Literature References

Jeong, H.; Schrock, R. R.; Mu?ller, P. Synthesis of Molybdenum and Tungsten Alkylidene Complexes that Contain a tert-Butylimido Ligand. Organometallics 2015, 34 (17), 4408-4418.

Mena, M.; Valls, N.; Borregán, M.; Bonjoch, J. Synthesis of enantiopure cis-decahydroquinolines from homotyramines by Birch reduction and aminocyclization. Tetrahedron 2006, 62 (39), 9166-9173.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H318-H315-H313

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. May be harmful in contact with skin.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310-P362-P312-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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