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EINECS Number: 204-468-9
Alternative Name: TRIMETHYL BORATE
Specific Gravity: 0.915
Flashpoint: -1°C (30°F)
HMIS Key: 2-4-1-X
Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 7: reacts slowly with moisture/water
Refractive Index: 1.3568
Application: Forms doped glasses for laser oscillators and optical memory devices.1
Forms borophosphosilicate glasses by CVD.2
Reagent for derivatizing carbohydrates for GC analysis.3
Precursor to boronic acids used in Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling.4,5,6
Reference: 1. Jpn. Kokai Tokkyo Koho JP 04,193,722, 1992; Chem. Abstr. 117, 218481p.
2. Rojas, S. et al. J. Vac. Sci. Technol., B 1992, 10, 633.
3. Reinhold, V. et al. Carbohyd. Res. 1974, 37, 203.
4. Boronic Acids, Hall, D. G. Ed. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany ISBN 3-527-3099
5. Leermann, T.; Leroux, F. R.; Colobert, F. Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4479.
6. Wang, X.-J. et al. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 305.
Additional Properties: Viscosity: 0.4 cSt