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Sigma-Aldrich

1,3-Dichloro-5,5-dimethylhydantoin

available chlorine 68 %

Synonym(s):
DCDMH, 1,3-Dichloro-5,5-dimethyl-2,4-imidazolidinedione, NSC 38630, NSC 33307
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C5H6Cl2N2O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
197.02
Beilstein:
146013
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

form

powder

composition

available chlorine, 68%

mp

132-134 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 0.21% at 25 °C(lit.)
carbon tetrachloride: freely soluble 12.5%(lit.)
chloroform: freely soluble 14%(lit.)
methylene chloride: freely soluble 30%(lit.)
benzene: freely soluble 9.2%(lit.)
chlorinated solvents: freely soluble at 25 °C(lit.)

SMILES string

CC1(C)N(Cl)C(=O)N(Cl)C1=O

InChI

1S/C5H6Cl2N2O2/c1-5(2)3(10)8(6)4(11)9(5)7/h1-2H3

InChI key

KEQGZUUPPQEDPF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Reagent involved in:
  • Microwave-assisted aromatization of trisubstituted pyrazolines
  • Asymmetric chlorolactonization chlorenium source
  • Oxidative chlorination for the synthesis of arenesulfonyl chlorides
  • Selective halogenation for the synthesis of halo ketones
  • Chlorination reactions
1,3-Dichloro-5,5-dimethylhydantoin was used:
  • in reaction of chlorination of cytosine base
  • in the synthesis of α-chloroacetophenones
  • as an effective oxidizing agent for the oxidation of urazoles and bis-urazoles to their corresponding triazolinediones

Packaging

250 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Ox. Sol. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

5.1B - Oxidizing hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

345.2 °F

Flash Point(C)

174 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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[Hygienic evaluation of the possible use of 1,3-dichloro-5,5-dimethylhydantoin for the purpose of drinking water decontamination].
A A Semenova et al.
Gigiena i sanitariia, (3)(3), 11-13 (1982-03-01)
Oxidation of urazoles with 1, 3-dihalo-5, 5-dimethylhydantoin, both in solution and under solvent-free conditions.
Zolfigol MA, et al.
Synlett, 5, 761-764 (2005)
Radovan Buffa et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 250, 116928-116928 (2020-10-15)
Electron-deficient chlorine covalently immobilised on an amido group of hyaluronic acid (HA) can be potentially exceptional for applications requiring biodegradable and biocompatible polymers with enhanced antibacterial or antiviral activity. This expectation is supported by the assumption that a small amount
a-Chlorination of Acetophenones Using 1, 3-Dichloro-5, 5-Dimethylhydantoin.
Xu Z, et al.
Synthetic Communications, 36(2), 255-258 (2006)
Akihiro Ohkubo et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 74(7), 2817-2823 (2009-03-03)
New 3'-terminal deoxyribonucleoside-loading reagents having a silyl-type linker were developed. They were effectively introduced into polymer supports under the conditions of Huisgen [3 + 2] cycloaddition without base protection. Moreover, four unmodified DNA oligomers d[TACCTAAATCCAX] (X = T, A, C

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