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Alternative Name: ETHYLENEBIS(TETRAMETHYLSILANAMINE)
Specific Gravity: 0.824
Flashpoint: 46°C (115°F)
HMIS Key: 3-3-1-X
Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 8: reacts rapidly with moisture, water, protic solvents
Refractive Index: 1.4460
Application: Review of synthetic utility.1
Protecting group for aromatic amines.2
Used to prepare a 2-thia-1,5-disilacyclopentane, which transfers sulfur.3
Reference: 1. Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Reagents for Silicon-Mediated Organic Synthesis, Fuchs, P. L. Ed., John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., 2011, p. 50-51.
2. Guggenheim, T. L. Tetrahedron Lett. 1984, 25, 1253; F&F: 12, 476.
3. Guggenheim, T. L. Tetrahedron Lett. 1987, 28, 6139.