All structures are computer generated. Please rely on the product data below for placing your order. If you see any errors in structures, please email customer service so that they can be addressed.


Product Code: SID4120.0

Cas No: 75-78-5

R&D quantities:


Interested in a Commercial Order?

Boiling Point: 70-1°

EINECS Number: 200-901-0

Melting Point: -76°

Molecular Weight: 129.06

Specific Gravity: 1.0637

Flashpoint: -10°C (14°F)

HMIS Key: 3-4-2-X

Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 8: reacts rapidly with moisture, water, protic solvents

Formula: C2H6Cl2Si

Purity: 98%

Refractive Index: 1.4055


Application: Review of synthetic utility.1
Employed in the tethering of two olefins for the cross metathesis-coupling step in the synthesis of Attenol A.2
Aids in the intramolecular Pinacol reaction.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. 228-230.
2. Van de Weghe, P. et al. Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 4105.
3. Corey, E. J.; Carney, R. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1971, 93, 7318.

Fieser: F&F: Vol. 3, p 114; Vol. 4, p 183.

Additional Properties: 410
Surface tension: 20.1 mN/m
?Hcomb: -491 kcal/mole
Flammability limit: 3.4-10.4%
Critical temperature: 247.2°
Critical pressure: 34.4 atm
?Hvap: 8.0 kcal/mole
Surface tension: 20.1 mN/m
Coefficient of thermal expansion: 1.3 x 10-3
Fundamental monomer for silicones
Specific heat: 0.22 cal/g/°