416665

Sigma-Aldrich

tert-Butyl hydroperoxide solution

5.0-6.0 M in decane

Synonym(s):
1,1-Dimethylethyl hydroperoxide, TBHP, 2-Hydroperoxy-2-methylpropane
Linear Formula:
(CH3)3COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
90.12
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1098280
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

55.4-65.1% (Thiosulphate, titration)

form

liquid

reaction suitability

reagent type: oxidant

concentration

5.0-6.0 M in decane

impurities

<4% water

refractive index

n20/D 1.402

density

0.808 g/mL at 25 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(C)(C)OO

InChI

1S/C4H10O2/c1-4(2,3)6-5/h5H,1-3H3

InChI key

CIHOLLKRGTVIJN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

tert-Butyl hydroperoxide is an organic peroxide, used in oxidation processes.

Application

tert-Butyl hydroperoxide may be used in:
osmium catalyzed vicinal hydroxylation of olefins under alkaline conditions
catalytic asymmetric oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides using binaphthol as a chiral auxiliary
oxidation of dibenzothiophenes

Packaging

25, 100 mL in poly bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 3105A8 8(5.2)

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

109.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

43 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Oxidative desulfurization of fuel oil: Part I. Oxidation of dibenzothiophenes using tert-butyl hydroperoxide.
Wang D, et al.
Applied Catalysis A: General, 91-99 (2003)
Osmium catalyzed vicinal hydroxylation of olefins by tert-butyl hydroperoxide under alkaline conditions.
Sharpless KB and Akashi K
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 98(7), 1986-1987 (1976)
Catalytic asymmetric oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides with tert-butyl hydroperoxide using binaphthol as a chiral auxiliary
Komatsu N, et al.
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 58(17), 4529-4533 (1993)
Grace McCambridge et al.
Biomolecules, 9(2) (2019-03-03)
Circulating fatty acids (FAs) increase with obesity and can drive mitochondrial damage and inflammation. Nicotinamide nucleotide transhydrogenase (NNT) is a mitochondrial protein that positively regulates nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH), a key mediator of energy transduction and redox homeostasis. The...
Aldrichimica Acta, 12, 63-63 (1979)

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