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Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)magnesium Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C20H30Mg
Molecular Weight 294.76
Appearance White to yellow crystals
Melting Point 230°C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 294.219793
Monoisotopic Mass 294.219793
Charge -4

Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)magnesium Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H250
Hazard Codes F
Risk Codes 17
Safety Statements 16-26-36/37/39
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3391 4.2 / PGI
WGK Germany 3

About Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)magnesium

Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)magnesium is an organometallic compound used as a precursor in chemical vapor deposition and atomic layer deposition of thin films for micro and nanoelectronics. American Elements can produce most materials in high purity and ultra high purity (up to 99.99999%) forms and follows applicable ASTM testing standards; a range of grades are available including Mil Spec (military grade), ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade, Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade, Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia). We can also produce materials to custom specifications by request, in addition to custom compositions for commercial and research applications and new proprietary technologies. Typical and custom packaging is available, as is additional research, technical and safety (MSDS) data. Please contact us above for information on specifications, lead time and pricing.

Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)magnesium Synonyms

MgCp2; Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)magnesium(II); Bis(1, 2, 3, 4, 5-pentamethyl-2, 4-cyclopentadien-1-yl)magnesium; Magnesocene, decamethyl-; 1, 3-Cyclopentadiene, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5-pentamethyl-, magnesium complex; Magnesium, bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)-

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula [(CH3)5C5]2Mg
MDL Number MFCD00151387
EC No. N/A
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 11986395
IUPAC Name magnesium; 1,2,3,4,5-pentamethylcyclopenta-1,3-diene; 1,2,3,4,5-pentamethylcyclopentane
SMILES C[C-]1[C-]([C-]([C-]([C-]1C)C)C)C.C[C-]1C(=C(C(=C1C)C)C)C.[Mg+2]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2C10H15.Mg/c2*1-6-7(2)9(4)10(5)8(6)3;/h2*1-5H3;/q-5;-1;+2

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

Magnesium Bohr ModelSee more Magnesium products. Magnesium (atomic symbol: Mg, atomic number: 12) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 3 element with an atomic mass of 24.3050. The number of electrons in each of Magnesium's shells is [2, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2. The magnesium atom has a radius of 160 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 173 pm. Magnesium was discovered by Joseph Black in 1775 and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808. Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common element in the earth as a whole. Elemental MagnesiumIn its elemental form, magnesium has a shiny grey metallic appearance and is an extremely reactive. It is can be found in minerals such as brucite, carnallite, dolomite, magnesite, olivine and talc. Commercially, magnesium is primarily used in the creation of strong and lightweight aluminum-magnesium alloys, which have numerous advantages in industrial applications. The name "Magnesium" originates from a Greek district in Thessaly called Magnesia.


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