291005

Sigma-Aldrich

Butylmagnesium chloride solution

2.0 M in THF

Synonym(s):
BuMgCl
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3MgCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
116.87
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
3587228
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22
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Quality Level

reaction suitability

reaction type: Grignard Reaction

concentration

2.0 M in THF

density

0.962 g/mL at 25 °C

SMILES string

CCCCMgCl

InChI

1S/C4H9.ClH.Mg/c1-3-4-2;;/h1,3-4H2,2H3;1H;/q;;+1/p-1

InChI key

UUNGXYVLXYGZKH-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

Butylmagnesium chloride (BuMgCl) is a Grignard reagent that can be used:
  • To prevent the formation of passivating surface films on Mg electrodes.
  • For the synthesis of lithium tributylmagnesate complex (n-Bu3MgLi) by reacting with n-BuLi.

Packaging

100, 800 mL in Sure/Seal™

Signal Word

Danger

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Supp Hazards

EUH014 - EUH019

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Hazard Codes

F,C

Risk Statement

11-14/15-19-34-37-40

Safety Statement

9-16-26-36/37/39-43-45

RIDADR

UN 3399A 4.3(3) / PGI

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

1.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-17 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Tributylmagnesium ate complex-mediated novel bromine-magnesium exchange reaction for selective monosubstitution of dibromoarenes.
Iida T, et al.
Tetrahedron Letters, 42(29), 4841-4844 (2001)
On the electrochemical behavior of magnesium electrodes in polar aprotic electrolyte solutions.
Lu Z, et al.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 466(2), 203-217 (1999)
B Pons et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Biomedical sciences and applications, 716(1-2), 139-145 (1998-11-21)
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