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EINECS Number: 217-392-6
Specific Gravity: 1.031
Flashpoint: 53°C (127°F)
HMIS Key: 3-2-0-X
Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 4: no reaction with water under neutral conditions
Refractive Index: 1.522
Application: Review of synthetic utility.1
Readily forms Grignard reagent, which is useful for Peterson olefinations and as a masked hydroxyl moiety.2,3
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. 162-166.
2. Boons, G. J. P. H. et al. Tetrahedron Lett. 1989, 30, 229.
3. Rodgen, S. A.; Schaus, S. E. Org. Lett. 2006, 45, 4929.
Additional Properties: Dipole moment: 1.93 debye