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Sigma-Aldrich

Magnesium bromide

98%

Linear Formula:
MgBr2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
184.11
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

98%

mp

711 °C (lit.)

density

3.72 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Br[Mg]Br

InChI

1S/2BrH.Mg/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2

InChI key

OTCKOJUMXQWKQG-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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Application

Magnesium bromide (MgBr2) can be used as a catalyst in:
  • Acetylation and benzoylation of alcohols (primary and secondary) with acid anhydrides.
  • In the synthesis of dihydropyrimidinones , trifluoromethylnaphthalenes , substituted 1,2,3,4 tetrahydropyrimidin-2-ones .
  • In the preparation of Aldol derivatives by hydrogenation of Baylis-Hillman olefins.
  • Deprotection of SEM (2-(Trimethylsilyl)ethoxymethyl) ether group.

Packaging

10, 50 g in glass bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Magnesium bromide mediated highly diastereoselective heterogeneous hydrogenation of olefins
Bouzide, Abderrahim
Organic Letters, 4(8), 1347-1350 (2002)
A facile and efficient one-pot synthesis of dihydropyrimidinones catalyzed by magnesium bromide under solvent-free conditions
Salehi H and Guo Q-X
Synthetic Communications, 34(1), 171-179 (2004)
Synthesis of trifluoromethylnaphthalenes
Mellor JM, et al.
Tetrahedron, 56(51), 10067-10074 (2000)
Efficient Magnesium Bromide-Catalyzed One-pot Synthesis of Substituted 1, 2, 3, 4-Tetrahydropyrimidin-2-ones Under Solvent-free Conditions
Salehi H and Guo Q-X
Chin. J. Chem., 23(1), 91-97 (2005)
Novel deprotection of SEM ethers: a very mild and selective method using magnesium bromide
Vakalopoulos A and Hoffmann HMR
Organic Letters, 2(10), 1447-1450 (2000)

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