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558-30-5 - Isobutylene oxide, 99+% - 2,2-Dimethyloxirane - L09773 - Alfa Aesar

L09773 Isobutylene oxide, 99+%

CAS Number
558-30-5
Synonyms
2,2-Dimethyloxirane

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 30.69
25g 91.05
100g 249.26
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Isobutylene oxide, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00066354
EINECS
209-193-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H8O
Formula Weight
72.11
Boiling Point
51-52°
Flash Point
-32°(-25°F)
Density
0.808
Refractive Index
1.3750
Solubility
Miscible with ethanol and diethyl ether. Slightly miscible with water.

Applications

Isobutylene oxide is employed as an initiator for the preparation of polyisobutylenes. It finds application in the synthesis of 1-tert-butylperoxy-2-methyl-propan-2-ol.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Reductive lithiation with the radical anion formed from Li metal and 4,4'-Di-tert-butyl­biphenyl­, B21470 (LDBB) is exemplified for this epoxide. The intermediate ring-opened ß-lithioalkoxide reacts with an aldehyde to give a 1,3-diol: J. Org. Chem., 55, 1528 (1990); Org. Synth. Coll., 9, 306 (1998):

Kim, S. H.; Han, S. Y.; Kim, J. H.; Kang, Y. Y.; Lee, J.; Kim, Y. Monomeric or Dimeric Aluminum Complexes as Catalysts for Cycloaddition between CO2 and Epoxides. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 2015 (13), 2323-2329.

Liu, C.; Yin, Q.; Dai, L. X.; You, S. L. Synthesis of pyrroloindolines and furoindolines via cascade dearomatization of indole derivatives with carbenium ion. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51 (27), 5971-5974.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H314-H318-H303

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P260-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
102408
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2910.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
TZ3580000

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