W235601

Sigma-Aldrich

p-Cymene

≥97%, FG

Synonym(s):
4-Isopropyltoluene, 1-Isopropyl-4-methylbenzene
Linear Formula:
CH3C6H4CH(CH3)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
134.22
FEMA Number:
2356
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1903377
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
620
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
1.002
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Kosher

Agency/Method

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor density

4.62 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)
3.7 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)

assay

≥97%

autoignition temp.

817 °F

expl. lim.

5.6 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.490 (lit.)

bp

176-178 °C (lit.)

density

0.86 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

woody; citrus; spicy

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CC(C)c1ccc(C)cc1

InChI

1S/C10H14/c1-8(2)10-6-4-9(3)5-7-10/h4-8H,1-3H3

InChI key

HFPZCAJZSCWRBC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Packaging

20 kg in composite drum
8 kg in steel drum
1 kg in glass bottle

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Signal Word

Danger

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 2046 3 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

125.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

52 °C - closed cup

Lutz Ackermann et al.
Organic letters, 14(8), 2146-2149 (2012-04-13)
The ruthenium(II) carboxylate complex [Ru(O(2)CMes)(2)(p-cymene)] enabled efficient direct arylations of unactivated C-H bonds with easily available, inexpensive phenols. Extraordinary chemoselectivity of the well-defined ruthenium catalyst set the stage for challenging C-H/C-O bond functionalizations to occur under solvent-free conditions as well...
Vanessa Kar-Yan Lo et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134(18), 7588-7591 (2012-04-26)
Complex [(p-cymene)Ru(η(1)-O(2)CCF(3))(2)(OH(2))] mediated transformation of α-diazoacetamides ArCH(2)N(C(CH(3))(3))C(O)CHN(2) to result in carbene insertion into the primary C-H bond exclusively, with the γ-lactam products being isolated in up to 98% yield. This unexpected reaction is striking in view of the presence of...
Lydia E H Paul et al.
Inorganic chemistry, 51(2), 1057-1067 (2012-01-10)
The relative affinity of the cationic triangular metallaprism, [(pCH(3)C(6)H(4)Pr(i))(6)Ru(6)(tpt)(2)(dhbq)(3)](6+) ([1](6+)), for various amino acids, ascorbic acid, and glutathione (GSH) has been studied at 37 °C in aqueous solutions at pD 7, using NMR spectroscopy and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS)....
Rajenahally V Jagadeesh et al.
Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 17(51), 14375-14379 (2011-11-25)
An easily accessible in situ catalyst composed of [{RuCl(2)(p-cymene)}(2)] and terpyridine has been developed for the selective transfer hydrogenation of aromatic nitro and azo compounds. The procedure is general and the selectivity of the catalyst has been demonstrated by applying...
Gerd Ludwig et al.
Journal of inorganic biochemistry, 113, 77-82 (2012-06-16)
Reactions of ω-diphenylphosphino-functionalized alkyl phenyl sulfides Ph(2)P(CH(2))(n)SPh (n=1, L1; 2, L2; 3, L3), sulfoxides Ph(2)P(CH(2))(n)S(O)Ph (n=1, L4; 2, L5; 3, L6) and sulfones Ph(2)P(CH(2))(n)S(O)(2)Ph (n=1, L7; 2, L8; 3, L9) with the dinuclear chlorido bridged ruthenium(II) complex [{Ru(η(6)-p-cymene)Cl(2)}(2)] afforded mononuclear...

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