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Ethyl 2-methylacetoacetate

90%

Synonym: Ethyl 2-methyl-3-oxobutanoate

  • CAS Number 609-14-3

  • Linear Formula CH3COCH(CH3)CO2C2H5

  • Molecular Weight 144.17

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1071742

  •  EC Number 210-179-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00009164

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24894520

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Properties

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InChI Key   FNENWZWNOPCZGK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   90%
refractive index   n20/D 1.418 (lit.)
bp   187 °C(lit.)
density   1.019 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Description

Application

• Ethyl 2-methylacetoacetate is used as a substrate in the rhenium-catalyzed synthesis of multisubstituted aromatic compounds.
• It can be employed in the synthesis of coumarin derivatives via Pechmann condensation.
• It undergoes dehydration to yield conjugated alkynyl and allenyl esters.
• It is also used in the total synthesis of chlorotonil A, yangjinhualine A, (+)- and (−)-saudin.

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
145.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
63 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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