Zirconium Catalysts

The zirconium-catalyzed asymmetric carboalumination (ZACA) reaction, which was developed by Nobel laureate Ei-ichi Negishi, is perhaps one of the best-known examples of common applications of a zirconium catalyst. The ZACA reaction provides a means for chiral functionalization of alkenes with organoaluminum agents, catalyzed by a chiral bis(indenyl)zirconium catalyst. Recent studies have examined the efficiency of the ZACA reaction of other functional groups, such as: allylbenzenes, styrenes, diallyl(dimethyl)silanes, and 1,4-dienes.

Another notable zirconium catalyst is zirconium dioxide or zirconia. The list of applications of zirconia catalyst in heterogeneous catalysis is rapidly growing. Some of the applications include: decomposition of nitric oxide, reduction of carboxylic acid to aldehydes, selective dehydration of secondary alcohols to terminal alkenes, and hydrogenation of carbon monoxide to isobutane.

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383309 Barium zirconate powder, <10 μm BaO3Zr
447862 Bis(butylcyclopentadienyl)zirconium(IV) dichloride 97% C18H26Cl2Zr
483656 Bis(cyclopentadienyl)dimethylzirconium(IV) 97% C12H16Zr
416673 Bis(cyclopentadienyl)zirconium(IV) bis(trifluoromethanesulfonate)tetrahydrofuran complex 97% C12H10F6O6S2Zr · C4H8O
223670 Bis(cyclopentadienyl)zirconium(IV) chloride hydride 95% C10H11ClZr
196215 Bis(cyclopentadienyl)zirconium(IV) dichloride ≥98% Green Alternative C10H10Cl2Zr
540692 Bis(cyclopentadienyl)zirconium(IV) dihydride 95% C10H12Zr
475203 Cyclopentadienylzirconium(IV) trichloride 97% C5H5Cl3Zr
719072 Dichlorobis(1-neomenthylindenyl)-zirconium 95% C38H50Cl2Zr
393231 Dichloro[rac-ethylenebis(indenyl)]zirconium(IV) C20H16Cl2Zr
532126 Dichloro[rac-ethylenebis(4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1-indenyl)]zirconium(IV) 97% C20H24Cl2Zr
510793 Dimethylbis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)zirconium(IV) C22H36Zr
679755 Hexafluorozirconic acid solution 50 wt. % in H2O H2F6Zr
475181 Pentamethylcyclopentadienylzirconium(IV) trichloride 97% C10H15Cl3Zr
725528 Tetrakis(ethylmethylamido)zirconium(IV) packaged for use in deposition systems C12H32N4Zr
338001 Zirconium(IV) acetylacetonate 97% C20H28O8Zr
686239 Zirconium acrylate C12H12O8Zr
333948 Zirconium(IV) butoxide solution 80 wt. % in 1-butanol C16H36O4Zr
37-0745 Zirconium(IV) butoxide solution CP, 90% in 1-butanol C16H36O4Zr
560030 Zirconium(IV) tert-butoxide electronic grade, 99.999% trace metals basis C16H36O4Zr
14616 Zirconium(IV) carbonate basic ≥40% ZrO2 basis  
686247 Zirconium carboxyethyl acrylate 60% (n-propanol) C24H28O16Zr
647640 Zirconium(IV) chloride anhydrous, powder, 99.99% trace metals basis Cl4Zr
221880 Zirconium(IV) chloride ≥99.5% trace metals basis Green Alternative Cl4Zr
357405 Zirconium(IV) chloride ≥99.9% trace metals basis Cl4Zr
395420 Zirconium(IV) chloride tetrahydrofuran complex (1:2) 99% C8H16Cl4O2Zr
339121 Zirconium(IV) ethoxide 97% C8H20O4Zr
311464 Zirconium(IV) fluoride 99.9% trace metals basis F4Zr
208558 Zirconium(II) hydride −325 mesh, 99% Green Alternative H2Zr
464236 Zirconium(IV) hydrogenphosphate H2O8P2Zr
230693 Zirconium(IV) oxide powder, 5 μm, 99% trace metals basis O2Zr
544760 Zirconium(IV) oxide nanopowder, <100 nm particle size (TEM) O2Zr
204994 Zirconium(IV) oxide 99.99% trace metals basis (purity excludes ~2% HfO2) O2Zr
643025 Zirconium(IV) oxide nanoparticles, dispersion, <100 nm particle size (BET), 10 wt. % in H2O O2Zr
643122 Zirconium(IV) oxide nanoparticles, dispersion, <100 nm particle size (BET), 5 wt. % in H2O O2Zr
333972 Zirconium(IV) propoxide solution 70 wt. % in 1-propanol C12H28O4Zr