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MOLYBDENUM(VI) OXIDE BIS(2,4-PENTANEDIONATE)
EINECS Number: 241-522-0
Melting Point: 181° dec
Molecular Weight: 326.17
Alternative Name: MOLYBDENYL ACETYLACETONATE
Specific Gravity: 1.640
HMIS Key: 2-1-1-X
Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 7: reacts slowly with moisture/water
Application: With AlCl3 catalyzes metathesis of acetylenic hydrocarbons.1
Derivative employed in enantioselective epoxidation of allyl alcohol.2
Forms homogeneous catalyst system with Et3Al yielding syndiotactic 1,2-butadienes.3
Reference: 1. Bage, S. et al. J. Mol. Catal. 1990, 59, 225.
2. Coleman, S. et al. J. Organomet. Chem. 1983, 246, 53.
3. Nata, G. J. Polym. Sci. 1960, 48, 219; Belg. Patent 549,554, 1959.
Additional Properties: UV max: 352 nmColor: yellow-orange- slowly turns blue on exposure to lightSoluble: pentanedione, THFSlowly hydrolyzes on exposure to water, methanol, acetone, benzene