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2-Methoxyethoxymethyl chloride

technical grade

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Synonym(s):
β-Methoxyethoxymethyl chloride, MEM-chloride
Linear Formula:
CH3OCH2CH2OCH2Cl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
124.57
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1900576
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

grade

technical grade

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.427 (lit.)

bp

50-52 °C/13 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.091 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

COCCOCCl

InChI

1S/C4H9ClO2/c1-6-2-3-7-4-5/h2-4H2,1H3

InChI key

BIAAQBNMRITRDV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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2-Methoxyethoxymethyl chloride

vibrant-m

299693

Azelaic acid dichloride

vibrant-m

450782

Chromium(II) chloride

vibrant-m

244805

Chromium(II) chloride

refractive index

n20/D 1.427 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.467 (lit.)

refractive index

-

refractive index

-

bp

50-52 °C/13 mmHg (lit.)

bp

166 °C/18 mmHg (lit.)

bp

-

bp

-

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

powder

form

powder

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

-

storage temp.

-

storage temp.

-

density

1.091 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.143 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

2.9 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

2.9 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Application

OH-protecting reagent. MEM ethers are stable to a variety of reaction conditions and are selectively cleaved under aprotic conditions in the presence of a wide rangeof OH-protected moieties.

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Carc. 1A - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

target_organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

129.2 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

54 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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Synthesis of oligoribonucleotides using the methoxyethoxymethyl group as the protecting groups of the base residues and the hydroxyl functions.
T Ito et al.
Nucleic acids symposium series, (15)(15), 89-92 (1984-01-01)
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 59, 1011-1011 (1994)
Protection of uracil residue with methoxyethoxymethyl group.
T Ito et al.
Nucleic acids symposium series, (12)(12), 51-54 (1983-01-01)
Greene, T.W. Wuts, P.G.M.
Protective Groups in Organic Synthesis (1991)

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