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Hoveyda-Grubbs Catalyst 2st Generation, (1,3-Bis-(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)-2-imidazolidinylidene)dichloro(o-isopropoxyphenylmethylene)ruthenium
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Hoveyda-Grubbs Catalyst, 2nd Generation Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C31H38Cl2N2ORu
Molecular Weight 626.628
Appearance Green powder or crystalline powder
Melting Point 216-220 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Storage Temperature 2-8 °C
Exact Mass 626.14 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 626.14 g/mol

Hoveyda-Grubbs Catalyst, 2nd Generation Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H228
Hazard Codes F
Precautionary Statements P210
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN1325 4.1/PG II
WGK Germany 3
GHS Pictograms

About Hoveyda-Grubbs Catalyst, 2nd Generation

Second Generation Hoveyda-Grubbs Catalyst, or (1,3-Bis-(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)-2-imidazolidinylidene)dichloro(o-isopropoxyphenylmethylene)ruthenium, is an organometallic ruthenium complex used in Ring-Closing Metathesis (RCM) to form macrocycles. American Elements supplies organometallic catalysts in most volumes including bulk quantities and also can produce materials to customer specifications. Most materials can be produced in high and ultra high purity forms (99%, 99.9%, 99.99%, 99.999%, and higher) and to many standard grades when applicable including Mil Spec (military grade), ACS, Reagent and Technical Grades, Pharmaceutical Grades, Optical, Semiconductor, and Electronics Grades. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

Hoveyda-Grubbs Catalyst, 2nd Generation Synonyms

HG-II, Grubbs Catalyst C627, Second Generation Hoveyda-Grubbs Catalyst, (1,3-Bis-(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)-2-imidazolidinylidene)dichloro(o-isopropoxyphenylmethylene)ruthenium, Dichloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)-2-imidazolidinylidene](2-isopropoxyphenylmethylene)ruthenium(II), 1,3-Dimesitylimidazolidin-2-ylidene)(2-isopropoxybenzylidene)ruthenium(VI) chloride, Ruthenium, [1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)-2-imidazolidinylidene]dichloro[[2-(1-methylethoxy-κO)phenyl]methylene-κC]-, (SP-5-41)-

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula C31H38Cl2N2ORu
MDL Number MFCD03701614
EC No. 608-446-3
Pubchem CID 11763533
IUPAC Name [1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)imidazolidin-2-ylidene]-dichloro-[(2-propan-2-yloxyphenyl)methylidene]ruthenium
SMILES CC1=CC(=C(C(=C1)C)N2CCN(C2=[Ru](=CC3=CC=CC=C3OC(C)C)(Cl)Cl)C4=C(C=C(C=C4C)C)C)C
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C21H26N2.C10H12O.2ClH.Ru/c1-14-9-16(3)20(17(4)10-14)22-7-8-23(13-22)21-18(5)11-15(2)12-19(21)6;1-8(2)11-10-7-5-4-6-9(10)3;;;/h9-12H,7-8H2,1-6H3;3-8H,1-2H3;2*1H;/q;;;;+2/p-2

Packaging Specifications

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