476730

Sigma-Aldrich

Benzyl methyl ether

98%

Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2OCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.16
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

assay

98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.502 (lit.)

bp

174 °C (lit.)

density

0.987 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

COCc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C8H10O/c1-9-7-8-5-3-2-4-6-8/h2-6H,7H2,1H3

InChI key

GQKZBCPTCWJTAS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

General description

Benzyl methyl ether can be prepared by the reaction of benzaldehyde dimethyl acetal and trimethylsilane in the presence of trimethylsilyl triflate. It reacts with N-bromosuccinimide to form α-bromobenzyl methyl ether, which undergoes degradation to form benzaldehyde.

Pictograms

Flame

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 3271 3 / PGIII

WGK Germany

3

Flash Point(F)

131 °F

Flash Point(C)

55 °C

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Benzylic bromination in the reactions of benzyl methyl ether and related compounds with N-bromosuccinimide.
Horman I, et al.
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 34(4), 905-911 (1969)
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Proceedings. Biological sciences, 279(1737), 2314-2322 (2012-02-10)
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Claudia Schueuermann et al.
Food chemistry, 270, 375-384 (2018-09-04)
Fungal bunch rot of grapes leads to production of detrimental flavour compounds, some of which are well characterised but others remain unidentified. The current study uses an untargeted metabolomics approach to classify volatile profiles of grape juices based on the...
Trimethysilyl triflate in organic synthesis11Part 11 of this series. Part 10: S. Murata and R. Noyori, Tetrahedron Letters 2107 (1981).
Noyori R, et al.
Tetrahedron, 37(23), 3899-3910 (1981)

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