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Boiling Point: 57.6°
EINECS Number: 233-054-0
Melting Point: -70°
Molecular Weight: 169.90
Alternative Name: SILICON TETRACHLORIDE
Specific Gravity: 1.481
HMIS Key: 3-0-2-X
Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 8: reacts rapidly with moisture, water, protic solvents
Refractive Index: 1.4153
Application: Enantioselectively opens stilbine epoxides to trichlorosilylated chlorohydrins.1
Promotes the reaction of aldehydes with isocyanides.2
Reference: 1. Tao, B. et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 353.
2. Denmark, S. E.; Fan, Y. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 7825.
Additional Properties: Dielectric constant: 2.40Surface tension: 19.7 mN/m?Hform: -153 kcal/moleCritical temperature: 234°?Hfus: 10.8 cal/gCritical pressure: 37.0 atm?Hvap: 7.6 kcal/moleSpecific heat: 0.20 cal/g/°Coefficient of thermal expansion: 1.1 x 10-3Reaction with living alkali metal terminated polymers results in star polymersVapor pressure, 20°: 194 mm