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Product Code: SIT8606.5

Cas No: 6224-91-5

R&D quantities:

25 g
5 g

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Boiling Point: 99-100°

EINECS Number: 228-314-5

Melting Point: -69°

Molecular Weight: 112.25

Specific Gravity: 0.758

Flashpoint: -3°C (27°F)

HMIS Key: 2-4-0-X

Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 4: no reaction with water under neutral conditions

Formula: C6H12Si

Refractive Index: 1.4091


Application: Forms polymers with very high oxygen permeability.1
Polymerization catalyzed with TaCl5/(C6H5)3Bi.2
Converts aldehydes to 1,3-dienes in presence of Cp2Zr(H)Cl.3
Synthetic reagent.4
Used in the preparation of alkynylxenon fluoride.5
Useful in silicon-mediated Sonogashira cross-coupling reactions.6

Reference: 1. Masuda, T. et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1983, 105, 7473.
2. Masuda, T. et al. J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 1987, 25, 1353.
3. Maeta, H. et al. Tetrahedron Lett. 1992, 33, 5969.
4. F&F: Vol. 2, p 239; Vol. 6, p 638.
5. Schmidt, H. et al. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 1837.
6. Larson, G. L. “Silicon-Based Cross-Coupling Reagents” Gelest, Inc. 2011.