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Product Code: SIC2570.0

Cas No: 2295-12-7

5 g

EINECS Number: 218-939-1

Alternative Name: 1,1-DIMETHYLSILETANE

Specific Gravity: 0.775

Flashpoint: -5°C (23°F)

HMIS Key: 2-4-0-X

Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 4: no reaction with water under neutral conditions

Formula: C5H12Si


Refractive Index: 1.4290

Application: Review of synthetic utility.1
Undergoes insertion reactions.2
Undergoes polymerization.3
Undergoes reductive silylation of aldehydes.4
Reacts w/ aldehydes to form 3-substituted 1-sila-2-oxacycohexanes.5

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. 261-262.
2. Matsumoto, K. et al. Tetrahedron Lett. 1990, 31, 6055.
3. Weyenberg, D. et al. J. Org. Chem. 1965, 30, 2618.
4. Hirano, H. et al. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 483.
5. Takeyama, Y. et al. Tetrahedron Lett. 1990, 31, 6059.

Additional Properties: Pyrolysis yields dimethylsilene