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5,5-Dimethyl-1,3-cyclohexanedione

for HPLC derivatization, for the determination of aldehyde formaldehyde, ≥99.0%

Synonym: Dimedone, Methone

  • CAS Number 126-81-8

  • Linear Formula (CH3)2C6H6(=O)2

  • Molecular Weight 140.18

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 471489

  •  EC Number 204-804-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00001588

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329755768

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Properties

Related Categories Aldehydes, Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Derivatization Reagents, Derivatization Reagents HPLC,
grade   for HPLC derivatization
InChI Key   BADXJIPKFRBFOT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
  ≥99.0%
quality   for the determination of aldehyde formaldehyde
mp   146-148 °C(lit.)

Description

Application

5,5-dimethyl-1,3-cyclohexanedione may be used in condensation reaction with aromatic aldehyde in ethylene glycol. It may be also be used in trace analysis of aldehydes by HPLC.

General description

5,5-dimethyl-1,3-cyclohexanedione (Dimedone) is basically a highly sensitive and very specific reagent used for the determination of aldehydes. It is highly advantageous as it is environment friendly, give high yields and is a simple workup procedure.

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