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Organometallic chlorides have a significant role in organic synthesis. They have excellent selectivity and reactivity. In addition, many of them are environmental friendly and have high functional group tolerance. They are capable of effecting the transformations in an atom economic fashion and have opened up new possibilities in the total synthesis of complex molecules. Organometallic halides incorporate a variety of metals such as, Mg, Cu, Zn, Sn, Pd, Ti, Ag, etc. and have been adopted widely for industrial applications.
Highly functionalized benzylic zinc chlorides can be easily synthesized and stored for months without major loss in activity. Their reaction with plenty of electrophiles yield highly functionalized products. Polymer supported organometallic halides play an important role in solid phase synthesis.
Diorganotin carboxylates, e.g., dibutyltin dilaurate, are used as catalysts for the formation of polyurethanes, for vulcanization of silicones, and trans-esterification. Similarly, n-butyltin trichloride is used in the production of tin dioxide layers on glass bottles by chemical vapor deposition.