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M3394 Aldrich

6-Methyl-2,4-heptanedione

≥98%

Synonym: Isovalerylacetone, NSC 42238, NSC 42240, NSC 46469, NSC 94

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C7 to C8, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Ketones,
InChI Key   IGMOYJSFRIASIE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98%
color   colorless to faint yellow
density   0.92 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

25 g in glass bottle

Application

Reactant involved in:
• Cyclocondensation and deacetylation of dibromo(phenylsulfonyl)propene derivatives for synthesis of disubstituted furans
• Synthesis of dual activity effectors of angiotensin II type 1 receptors and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ
• Addition reactions with 1-alkynes
• Knoevenagel condensation
• Oxidative free radical reactions with 2-amino-1,4-benzoquinones
• Mild oxidative cleavage for synthesis of carboxylic acids

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1993C 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
138.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
59 °C
Protocols & Articles

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Knoevenagel Condensation Reaction

The Knoevenagel Condensation Reaction is a classic organic synthesis, described by Emil Knoevenagel in the 1890’s. The Knoevenagel reaction is a modified Aldol Condensation with a nucleophilic additi...
Keywords: Aldol condensation, C-C bond formation, Condensations, Dehydration reaction, Knoevenagel Condensation, Nucleophilic additions, Organic synthesis

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