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Mesityl oxide

technical grade, 90%

Synonym: 4-Methyl-3-penten-2-one

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C3 to C6, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Ketones,
grade   technical grade
InChI Key   SHOJXDKTYKFBRD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   90%
refractive index   n20/D 1.442(lit.)
bp   130 °C(lit.)
mp   -41.5 °C(lit.)
density   0.858 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

100 g in glass bottle

Application

Mesityl oxide has been used:
• in the synthesis of 2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-1,3,3-trimethyldipyrrin, a crucial building block in the rational synthesis of chlorins and oxochlorins
• as neutral marker in the preparation of imidazole-coated capillary column for electrophoresis

General description

Zinc chloride-catalyzed condensation of mesityl oxide with ethyl acetoacetate has been reported.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1229 - class 3 - PG 3 - Mesityl oxide
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
SB4200000
Flash Point(F) 
87.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
31 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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