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Boiling Point: 131-2°
EINECS Number: 213-650-7
Melting Point: -170°
Molecular Weight: 164.28
Specific Gravity: 0.8753
Flashpoint: 26°C (79°F)
HMIS Key: 4-3-1-X
Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 7: reacts slowly with moisture/water
Refractive Index: 1.3767
Application: Review of synthetic utility.1
Used to convert alkynes to (E)-alkenes via hydrosilylation-desilylation.3
Reduces amides to amines in the presence of Zn(OAc)2.4
Used in the reduction of phosphine oxides to phosphines.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. 501-505.
2. Boyer, J. et al. Synthesis 1981, 558.
3. Trost, B. M. et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 7922.
4. Dos, S. et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 1770.
5. Coumbe, T. et al. Tetrahedron Lett. 1994, 35, 625.
Additional Properties: Dipole moment: 1.78 debyeSurface tension: 22.3 mN/m?Hcomb: -1,100 kcal/moleCritical temperature: 244°C?Hform: 221 kcal/mole?Hvap: 41.9 kcal/moleContains trace Si-Cl for stabilityHydrosilylates olefins in presence of PtVapor pressure, 20°: 20.2 mmViscosity: 0.6 cSt