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B3000 Sigma-Aldrich

1,4-Benzenedimethanol

99%

Synonym: p-Phenylene dicarbinol, p-Phenylenedimethanol, p-Xylene-α,α′-diol, p-Xylylene dialcohol, NSC 5097

  • CAS Number 589-29-7

  • Linear Formula C6H4(CH2OH)2

  • Molecular Weight 138.16

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2042077

  •  EC Number 209-641-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00004665

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24891677

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
assay   99%
bp   138-143 °C/1 mmHg (lit.)
mp   114-118 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   OCc1ccc(CO)cc1
InChI   1S/C8H10O2/c9-5-7-1-2-8(6-10)4-3-7/h1-4,9-10H,5-6H2
InChI key   BWVAOONFBYYRHY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

1,4-Benzenedimethanol can be used to prepare:
• Poly(6-methyl-ε-caprolactone), which is a key intermediate for the synthesis of polylactide based thermoplastic elastomers.
• A Highly cross-linked polymer named HCP−BDM (hyper cross-linked polymer-1,4-benzenedimethanol) via Friedel−Crafts alkylation in the presence of Lewis acid.
• Sulfonated polynuclear aromatic resins.

Packaging

1, 10, 50 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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