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1318-93-0 - Montmorillonite K10 - L15160 - Alfa Aesar

L15160 Montmorillonite K10

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Montmorillonite K10


Chemical Properties

Insoluble in water.


Used for support for catalysts, preparation of clay nanopaper composites of nacre-like structure, conversion of triose sugars with alcohols to alkyl lactates and Deprotection of ketone dimethylhydrazones.


Store in cool. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from oxidizing agent.

Literature References

Srinivas Kantevari; Srinivasu V.N. Vuppalapati; Lingaiah Nagarapu. Montmorillonite K10 catalyzed efficient synthesis of amidoalkyl naphthols under solvent free conditions. Catalysis Communications.2007, 8,(11), 1857-1862.

Stéphane Frère; Valérie Thiéry; Thierry Besson. Microwave acceleration of the Pechmann reaction on graphite/montmorillonite K10: application to the preparation of 4-substituted 7-aminocoumarins. Tetrahedron Letters.2001, 42, (15), 2791-2794.

Convenient catalyst for, e.g. preparation of enamines from cycloalkanones and secondary cyclic amines: J. Chem. Res. (Synop.), 21 (1995), formation of acetals from aldehydes and diols: J. Chem. Res. (Synop.), 26 (1997), and protection of alcohols as their methoxymethyl (MOM) ethers using dimethoxymethane: Indian J. Chem. B., 35B, 260 (1996).

In aqueous methanol catalyzes the removal of acetal (acetonide), TBDMS, TBDPS and 4,4'-dimethoxytrityl (Dmt) protecting groups from OH functions of carbohydrates and nucleosides: J. Org. Chem., 61, 9026 (1996).

For a brief feature on applications of montmorillonites, see: Synlett, 1341 (2001).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

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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