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235385 Aldrich

tert-Butyl nitrite

90%

  • CAS Number 540-80-7

  • Linear Formula (CH3)3CONO

  • Molecular Weight 103.12

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1209339

  •  EC Number 208-757-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00002055

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24854101

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Properties

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InChI Key   IOGXOCVLYRDXLW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   90%
refractive index   n20/D 1.368(lit.)
bp   61-63 °C(lit.)
solubility   alcohol: very soluble(lit.)
  carbon disulfide: very soluble(lit.)
  chloroform: very soluble(lit.)
  diethyl ether: very soluble(lit.)
  glycerol: insoluble (practically)(lit.)
  water: slightly soluble(lit.)
density   0.867 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Other Notes

remainder 2-methyl-2-propanol

Packaging

25, 100 mL in glass bottle

Application

tert-Butyl nitrite has been used as reagent:
• for diazotization and nitros­ation of alcohols, thiols, amines and cycloalkanes
• for the preparation of aryl azides from aryl amines

General description

tert-Butyl nitrite (TBN) is an efficient NO source. TBN participates in photocatalyzed conversion of aryl- and heteroarylamines to selenides. It also participates in radical multifunctionalization reactions of aliphatic alkenes.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2351 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
RA0802000
Flash Point(F) 
14 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-10 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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