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Cyclobutylzinc bromide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles - H58247 - Alfa Aesar

H58247 Cyclobutylzinc bromide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles

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50ml 447.00
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Cyclobutylzinc bromide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Air Sensitive
Reacts with water.


This compound can be employed for cross coupling with acid chlorides, aryl halides, and substituted or non-substituted allyl halides. They may also undergo Michael Addition to unsaturated ketones or additions to alkynes to give substituted dienes.


Handle under dry protective gas. Air sensitive. Store away from strong bases and oxidizing agents, heat, acids and water.

Literature References

Reuben D. Rieke.; Mark V. Hanson.; Jeffrey D. Brown.; Reuben D. Rieke.; Mark V. Hanson.; Jeffrey D. Brown. Direct Formation of Secondary and Tertiary Alkylzinc Bromides and Subsequent Cu(I)-Mediated Couplings. J. Org. Chem. 19960, 61 (8), 2726-2730.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H261-H302-H333-H314-H318-H351-H335

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. In contact with water releases flammable gas. Harmful if swallowed. May be harmful if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Suspected of causing cancer. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P223-P210-P231+P232-P260u-P201-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-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. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Obtain special instructions before use. 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. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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