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Alternative Name: BENZYL TRIMETHYLSILYL ETHER
Specific Gravity: 0.916
Flashpoint: 73°C (163°F)
HMIS Key: 2-2-1-X
Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 7: reacts slowly with moisture/water
Refractive Index: 1.4770
Application: In combination with TMS triflate cleaves ?-lactams to chiral ?-amidocyanides.1
With fluoride effects ring-opening polymerization of caprolactone.2
Reference: 1. Kita, Y. et al. J. Org. Chem. 1994, 59, 938.
2. Endo, T. et al. Jap. Pat. App. 04283591, 1991; Chem. Abstr. 118,1030208.