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109533 Sigma-Aldrich

Dimethyl itaconate

97%

  • CAS Number 617-52-7

  • Linear Formula CH3O2CCH2C(=CH2)CO2CH3

  • Molecular Weight 158.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 386674

  •  EC Number 210-519-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00008446

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24846923

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C6 to C7, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Esters,
InChI Key   ZWWQRMFIZFPUAA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   97%
bp   208 °C(lit.)
mp   37-41 °C (lit.)
density   1.124 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Description

General description

Dimethyl itaconate undergoes enantioselective Rh(I)-catalyzed hydrogenation which can be enhanced by appropriate choice of substituents on aromatic ring of (1,2-diarylphosphinoxy)cyclohexane.

Application

Dimethyl itaconate may be used in functionalization of isotactic poly(propylene). It was used in crosslinking of polyesters: poly(isosorbide itaconate)and poly(isosorbide itaconate-co-succinate).

Packaging

100, 500 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
212 °F
Flash Point(C) 
100 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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