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874-72-6 - 4-Chlorobenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.50M in 2-Me-THF - H54625 - Alfa Aesar

H54625 4-Chlorobenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.50M in 2-Me-THF

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4-Chlorobenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.50M in 2-Me-THF


Chemical Properties

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Air & Moisture Sensitive
Miscible with tetrahydrofuran.


4-Chlorobenzylmagnesium chloride is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis. It is used as a precursor for the preparation of 1-chloro-4-(4-methyl-3-pentenyl)benzene by reacting with 1-bromo-3-methyl-2-butene.


Air and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with acids, acid chlorides, alcohols, oxidizing agents and chloroformates.

Literature References

Eggleston, M. L.; Altundas, R.; Xia, J.; Sikazwe, D. M. N.; Fan, P.; Yang, Q.; Li, S.; Zhang, W.; Zhu, X.; Schmidt, A. W.; Frawley, M. V.; Shrihkande, A.; Villalobos, A.; Borne, R. F.; Ablordeppey, S. Y. Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Metabolism-Based Analogues of Haloperidol Incapable of Forming MPP+-like Species. J. Med. Chem. 2004, 47 (3), 497-508.

Lin, L. S.; Lanza, T. J.; Jewell, J. P.; Liu, P.; Shah, S. K.; Qi, H.; Tong, X.; Wang, J.; Xu, S. S.; Fong, T. M.; Shen, C. P.; Lao, J.; Xiao, J. C.; Shearman, L. P.; Stribling, D. S.; Rosko, K.; Strack, A.; Marsh, D. J.; Feng, Y.; Kumar, S.; Samuel, K.; Yin, W.; Ploeg, L. H. T. V.; Goulet, M. T.; Hagmann, W. K. Discovery of N-[(1S,2S)-3-(4-Chlorophenyl)-2- (3-cyanophenyl)-1-methylpropyl]-2-methyl-2- {[5-(trifluoromethyl)pyridin-2-yl]oxy}propanamide (MK-0364), a Novel, Acyclic Cannabinoid-1 Receptor Inverse Agonist for the Treatment of Obesity. J. Med. Chem. 2006, 49 (26), 7584-7587.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H314-H318

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

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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