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1076-96-6 - Methyl 4-vinylbenzoate, 97% - 4-Vinylbenzoic acid methyl ester - H60057 - Alfa Aesar

H60057 Methyl 4-vinylbenzoate, 97%

CAS Number
4-Vinylbenzoic acid methyl ester

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1g 128.00
5g 457.00
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Methyl 4-vinylbenzoate, 97%


Chemical Properties

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Methyl 4-vinylbenzoate is used as a fluid component for enhancing ink stability in printing and also in preparing vinyl substituted beta-diketones. Further, it is used as an organic intermediate for pharmaceuticals.


Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Tang, J.; Cong, M.; Xia, Y.; Quéléver, G.; Fan, Y.; Qu, F.; Peng, L. Pd-catalyzed oxidative C-H alkenylation for synthesizing arylvinyltriazole nucleosides. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13 (1), 110-114.

Do, J. L.; Mottillo, C.; Tan, D.; Strukil, V.; Friscic, T. Mechanochemical Ruthenium-Catalyzed Olefin Metathesis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137 (7), 2476-2479.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P312a-P321-P332+P313-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment (see label). If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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Harmonized Tariff Code


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