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- Synonyms POTASSIUM BIS(TRIMETHYLSILYL)AMIDE
- HMIS 3-4-1-X
- Molecular Formula C6H18KNSi2
- Molecular Weight (g/mol) 199.49
- TSCA Yes (S)Significant New Use Restriction
- Boiling Point (˚C/mmHg) NA
- Density (g/mL) 0.898
- Flash Point (˚C) -14 °C
Sterically hindered base.1
Employed in the fluoroform trifluoromethylation of silanes, boranes, sulfur and non-enolizable ketones.2
F&F: Vol. 4, p 407; Vol. 10, p 38, p 326; Vol. 13, p 257; Vol. 16, p 282.
1. Es-Sayed, M. et al. Synlett 1992, 12, 962.
2. Prakash, G. K. S. et al. Science, 2012, 338, 1324.