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469602 Sigma-Aldrich

4-Benzyloxybutyric acid

95%

  • CAS Number 10385-30-5

  • Linear Formula C6H5CH2O(CH2)3CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 194.23

  •  MDL number MFCD01321257

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24870473

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C11 to C12, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids, Chemical Synthesis,
Quality Level   100
assay   95%
refractive index   n20/D 1.512 (lit.)
bp   135 °C/0.3 mmHg (lit.)
density   1.097 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   OC(=O)CCCOCc1ccccc1
InChI   1S/C11H14O3/c12-11(13)7-4-8-14-9-10-5-2-1-3-6-10/h1-3,5-6H,4,7-9H2,(H,12,13)
InChI key   CXEFZVVLTJQWBF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

4-Benzyloxybutyric acid can be synthesized from γ-butyrolactone. It participates in the asymmetric total synthesis of erythromycin.

Application

4-Benzyloxybutyric acid may be used in the synthesis of benzyloxybutyryl (BOB) esters of alcohols by standard acylation techniques or by the Jacobsen asymmetric nucleophilic ring opening of epoxides.

Packaging

5, 25 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C - closed cup

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