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H66642 Borane-2-methylpyridine complex, 95%

CAS Number
2-Picoline borane complex

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H66642-06 5g 53.90
H66642-14 25g 254.00
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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-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P335+P334-P337+P313-P362-P370+P378q-P501c

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. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Brush off loose particles from skin. Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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