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H54840 Isopropylmagnesium bromide, 3M in 2-MeTHF

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H54840-AE 100ml 334.00
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Isopropylmagnesium bromide, 3M in 2-MeTHF


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. May form a Precipitate. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
Miscible with tetrahydorfuran and diethyl ether. Immiscible with hydrocarbons.


Isopropylmagnesium bromide is a Grignard reagent used in organic synthesis, especially for the introduction of iso-propyl group to carbonyl compounds. It is also used as a strong base in aprotic solvent.


Air and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Literature References

Du, B. X.; Quan, Z. J.; Da, Y. X.; Zhang, Z.; Wang, X. C. Chemo-Controlled Cross-Coupling of Di(hetero)aryl Disulfides with Grignard Reagents: C-C vs. C-S Bond Formation. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357 (6), 1270-1276.

Roy, A.; Bhat, B. A.; Lepore, S. D. Organo-Manganese η2-Auxiliary Directed Reactions: A Diastereoselective Approach to 2, 3-Allenols. Org. Lett. 2015, 17 (4), 900-903.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H260-H302-H314-H335

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously. Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P223-P231+P232-P233-P240-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P363-P372-P374-P380-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Explosion risk in case of fire. Fight fire with normal precautions from a reasonable distance. Evacuate area. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Hazard Class
Packing Group
Harmonized Tariff Code


  • A10173

    Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid, 98+%
  • A11716

    Diethylamine, 99+%
  • H51155

    Isopropylmagnesium chloride, 1M in MeTHF
  • H51156

    Isopropylmagnesium chloride - LiCl complex, 1M in MeTHF
  • 32958

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