I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.
Styrene oxide is used as an intermediate in medicine and perfume.
Aryl substituted epoxides undergo rearrangement in the presence of NaBH4 in benzene to give arylacetaldehydes: Gazz. Chim. Ital., 121, 579 (1991).
In the presence of Pd(OAc)2 and Bu3P, a tandem isomerization-aldol condensation occurs: J. Org. Chem., 61, 7565 (1996):
In the presence of excess of a second aldehyde, crossed aldol reactions occur in moderate yield.
Hazard Statements: H227-H302-H312-H319-H350
Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause cancer.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280a-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. 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.