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L15777 Ethyl cyanoformate, 99%

CAS Number
623-49-4
Synonyms
Cyanoformic acid ethyl ester

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L15777-06 5g 31.30
L15777-14 25g 96.30
L15777-22 100g 316.00
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Ethyl cyanoformate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00001836
EINECS
210-797-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
NCCO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight
99.09
Boiling Point
115-116°
Flash Point
24°(75°F)
Density
1.003
Refractive Index
1.3820
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. May form a Precipitate. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with chloroform and methanol.

Applications

Ethyl cyanoformate is used as reagent in the preparation of N-substituted amindinoformic acid and ethyl-4-quinazoline -2-carboxylate.

Notes

Moisture sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Reagent for ethoxycarbonylation of enolate anions: Tetrahedron, 43, 45 (1987). In the presence of ZnCl2, active methylene compounds are converted to ɑ-amino acrylate esters: Tetrahedron. Lett, 2525 (1979).

North, M.; Urwin, S. Kinetics and mechanism of base catalysed ethyl cyanoformate addition to aldehydes. Tetrahedron 2014, 70 (40), 7100-7105.

Ji, N., Yao, L.; He, W.; Li, Y. Bifunctional Schiff base/Ti (IV) catalysts for enantioselective cyanoformylation of aldehydes with ethyl cyanoformate. Appl. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 27 (4), 209-213.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H301-H311-H331

Flammable liquid and vapour. Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P311-P312-P330-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
635955
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2926.90
TSCA
Yes

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