Diethyl bromomalonate is used in perfumes. It is also used to synthesize other compounds such as barbiturates, artificial flavorings, vitamin B1, and vitamin B6.
Gregory Socrates Coumbarides.; Marco Dingjan.; Jason Eames.; Neluka Weerasooriya. Investigations into the Bromination of Substituted Phenols using Diethyl Bromomalonate and Diethyl Dibromomalonate. Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan. 2001, 74, (1), 179-180.
Ru-Fang Peng.; Guan-Wu Wang.; Ye-Bing Shen.; Yu-Jin Li.; Ting-Hu Zhang.; You-Cheng Liu.;Yasujiro Murata.; Koichi Komatsu. Solvent-Free Reactions of Fullerenes with Diethyl Bromomalonate in the Presence of Inorganic Bases Under High-Speed Vibration Milling Conditions. Synthetic Communications: An International Journal for Rapid Communication of Synthetic Organic Chemistry. 2004, 34, (11), 2117-2126.
In the presence of 1,8-Diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene, A12449, and CuBr2, reacts with styrenes or alkenes with electron-withdrawing groups to give 2-substituted cyclopropane-1,1-dicarboxylate esters: Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 55, 2687 (1982).
Condenses with substituted o-hydroxyacetophenones in a convenient synthesis of 2-aryl-3(2H)-benzofuranones: Synth. Commun., 23, 961 (1993):
해저드 설명서 (EU): H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
주의 설명서: P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
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