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527750 Sigma-Aldrich

4-(Hydroxymethyl)benzonitrile

95%

Synonym: 4-Cyanobenzyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 874-89-5

  • Linear Formula HOCH2C6H4CN

  • Molecular Weight 133.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2206193

  •  MDL number MFCD00870633

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24874643

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C8 to C9, Chemical Synthesis, Cyanides/Nitriles, Nitrogen Compounds - Organic Building Blocks,
assay   95%
mp   39-43 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   OCc1ccc(cc1)C#N
InChI   1S/C8H7NO/c9-5-7-1-3-8(6-10)4-2-7/h1-4,10H,6H2
InChI key   XAASLEJRGFPHEV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

4-(Hydroxymethyl)benzonitrile can be synthesized via hydrosilylation reaction in the presence of Fe complex Bu4N[Fe(CO)3(NO)] [catalyst]. It can also be prepared from 4-(aminomethyl) benzyl alcohol.

Application

4-(Hydroxymethyl)benzonitrile [p-(hydroxymethyl)benzonitrile] may be used to synthesize p-((vinyloxy)methyl)benzonitrile (VOMBN).

Packaging

10 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Target organs 
Respiratory system
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
230.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
110 °C - closed cup

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