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Boiling Point: 50-5° / 50
Molecular Weight: 144.27
Specific Gravity: 0.807
Flashpoint: 12°C (54°F)
HMIS Key: 3-4-1-X
Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 7: reacts slowly with moisture/water
Refractive Index: 1.4290
Application: Review of synthetic utility.1
Undergoes photocyclization to 2-cycloalkenones, yielding bicyclic vinylcyclobutanols.2
Copolymerizes with styrene using AIBN.3
Useful Diels-Alder diene yielding substituted cyclohexanones.4
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. 681-684.
2. Demuth, M. et al. Helv. Chim. Acta 1988, 71, 1392; F&F 15: 346.
3. Penelle, J. et al. Polymer Preprints 1996, 37, 521.
4. F&F: Vol. 7, p 401; Vol. 12, p 539.