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16836-95-6 - Silver p-toluenesulfonate, 98+% - Silver tosylate - p-Toluenesulfonic acid silver salt - L00307 - Alfa Aesar

L00307 Silver p-toluenesulfonate, 98+%

CAS Number
Silver tosylate
p-Toluenesulfonic acid silver salt

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5g 41.00
25g 122.00
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Silver p-toluenesulfonate, 98+%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Light Sensitive
Soluble in water.


Silver p-toluenesulfonate is used to converts alkyl halides to tosylates, and benzyl selenyl chlorides into their corresponding selenyl tosylates. It used in promotion of the leaving ability of halogens. For use in the conversion of alkyl halides to alkyl tosylates.


Light Sensitive. Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

Literature References

Stanley G. Smith.; Winstein, S. Sulfoxides as nucleophiles ?. Tetrahedron. 1958, 3, (3), 317-319.

Gerald F. Koser.; Richard H. Wettach. Reactions of silver arylsulfonates with iodosobenzene dichloride. J. Org. Chem. 1977, 42, (8), 1476-1478.

Silver salt soluble in many organic solvents; useful, e.g. in promotion of the leaving ability of halogens. For use in the conversion of alkyl halides to alkyl tosylates, see: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 81, 4113 (1959); J. Chem. Soc., 6748 (1965).

Induces carbocation rearrangements in alkyl halides, e.g. promotes the stereospecific disrotatory ring-opening of the cyclopropyl cation resulting from ionization of gem-dibromocyclopropanes: J. Org. Chem., 41, 384 (1976).

For conversion of benzylic bromides to styrenes, see: Bul. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 66, 589 (1993).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310a-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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