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Sigma-Aldrich

Zinc

puriss. p.a., ACS reagent, reag. ISO, reag. Ph. Eur., ≥99.9%, granular

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
Zn
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
65.39
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent
puriss. p.a.

Agency

USP/NF
reag. ISO
reag. Ph. Eur.

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 487 °C)

assay

≥99.9%

form

granular

reaction suitability

core: zinc
reagent type: catalyst

resistivity

5.8 μΩ-cm, 20°C

bp

907 °C (lit.)

mp

420 °C (lit.)

density

7.133 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤10 mg/kg
Fe: ≤20 mg/kg
Pb: ≤50 mg/kg
Sn: ≤10 mg/kg

SMILES string

[Zn]

InChI

1S/Zn

InChI key

HCHKCACWOHOZIP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Application

Zinc can be used in the preparation of organozinc reagents, Reformatsky reagents, and the Simmons-Smith reagent.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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Use of activation methods for organozinc reagents.
Erdik E
Tetrahedron, 43(10), 2203-2212 (1987)
A scalable zinc activation procedure using dibal-h in a reformatsky reaction.
Girgis M J
Organic Process Research & Development, 13(6), 1094-1099 (2009)
Highly efficient, general procedure for the preparation of alkylzinc reagents from unactivated alkyl bromides and chlorides.
Huo S
Organic Letters, 5(4), 423-425 (2003)
Cyclopropanes from an Easily Prepared, Highly Active Zinc?Copper Couple, Dibromomethane, and Olefins.
LeGoff E
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 29(7), 2048-2050 (1964)
Cyclopropanation of Electron-deficient Olefins with Dibromomethane by Ni (0) Complexes and Zinc.
Kanai H
Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 56(4), 1025-1029 (1983)

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