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3999-38-0 - Borane-2-methylpyridine complex, 95% - 2-Picoline borane complex - H66642 - Alfa Aesar

H66642 Borane-2-methylpyridine complex, 95%

CAS Number
2-Picoline borane complex

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 51.81
25g 246.17
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Borane-2-methylpyridine complex, 95%


Chemical Properties

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Moisture Sensitive
Slightly sol. in water, cyclohexane, very sol. in methanol, THF, diglyme, and benzene


Used as reactant for N-Benzyl-protection of amino acid derivatives by reductive alkylation, reductive alkoxyamination, as reducing agent for the labeling of oligosaccharides by reductive amination, synthesis of alkoxyamine derivatives, via reduction of oxime ethers, reductive amination reactions of C1-C10 aldehyde 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazones, synthesis of various trifluoromethylated amino compounds and an alternative reagent for reductive aminations.


Refrigerate. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from oxidizing agent.

Literature References

Maaike M Appeldoorn; Pieter de Waard; Mirjam A Kabel; Harry Gruppen; Henk A Schols. Enzyme resistant feruloylated xylooligomer analogues from thermochemically treated corn fiber contain large side chains, ethyl glycosides and novel sites of acetylation. Carbohydrate Research. 2013, 381 33-42.

Kawase Y , et al. One-pot synthesis of alkoxyamine derivatives by reductive alkoxyamination with a 2-picoline-borane complex. Heterocycles., 2009, 78 (2), 463-70.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H261-H315-H319-H335

In contact with water releases flammable gas. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P231+P232-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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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