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Sigma-Aldrich

Ethyl 7-bromoheptanoate

97%

Linear Formula:
Br(CH2)6CO2C2H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
237.13
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PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

97%

refractive index

n20/D 1.459 (lit.)

bp

112 °C/5 mmHg (lit.)

mp

29 °C (lit.)

density

1.217 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCOC(=O)CCCCCCBr

InChI

1S/C9H17BrO2/c1-2-12-9(11)7-5-3-4-6-8-10/h2-8H2,1H3

InChI key

OOBFNDGMAGSNKA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ethyl 7-bromoheptanoate is a bromoester. It is used as an alkylating agent for organic compounds. It participates in the synthesis of ω-chain shortened prostaglandins.

Application

Ethyl 7-bromoheptanoate may be used in the following studies:
  • As a starting material in the synthesis of benzyl 7-iodoheptanoate.
  • As one of the reactant in the synthesis of diethyl 7,7′-(2,5-diiodo-1,4-phenylene)bis(oxy)diheptanoate.
  • As one of the reagent in the synthesis of CarnDOD-7C, a carnitine-derived nitrone.
  • As an alkylating agent in the alkylation of ethyl 3-oxoglutarate to form 2-(6-ethoxycarbonylhexyl)-3-oxoglutarate.
  • Synthesis of 1-substituted cyclopentadiene by alkylating lithium cyclopentadienide.5

Packaging

5 mL in glass bottle

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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