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H66642 Borane-2-methylpyridine complex, 95%

CAS Number
2-Picoline borane complex

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H66642-06 5g 52.30
H66642-14 25g 249.00
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Borane-2-methylpyridine complex, 95%


Chemical Properties

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Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Moisture Sensitive. Store under Argon.
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: P223-P231+P232-P261-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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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