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Product Code: SIB1868.0

Cas No: 5796-98-5

10 g


Specific Gravity: 0.829

Flashpoint: >100°C (>212°F)

HMIS Key: 3-3-2-X

Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 7: reacts slowly with moisture/water

Formula: C6H18O2Si2

Application: Key reviews.1,2,3
Reagent for Bayer-Villiger oxidation of ketones.4
Epoxidizes olefins with methyltrioxorhenium.5
With NaH converts benzylic nitro compounds to corresponding carbonyls.6
Oxidizes pyridines to pyridine-n-oxides in presence of Rhenium catalyst.7

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. 79-81.
2. Ricci, A. et al. in Advances in Silicon Chemistry; Larson, G., Ed.; JAI Press: Greenwich, Co,1996; 3, p 63.
3. Davies, A. G. Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 10385.
4. Suzuki, M. et al. J. Org. Chem. 1982, 47, 902.
5. Fenelli, S. U.S. Patent 5,633,391, 1997.
6. Snaki, S. et al. Synth. Commun. 1999, 29, 4321.
7. Copéret, C. et al. Tetrahedron Lett. 1998, 39, 761.


Additional Properties: Adhesion promoter for 2-part condensation cure silicone RTVs