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sec-Butylmagnesium Bromide Solution
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sec-Butylmagnesium Bromide Solution Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C4H9BrMg
Molecular Weight 161.32
Appearance Liquid
Melting Point -108 °C (THF)
Boiling Point 65 °C (THF)
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O Insoluble
Exact Mass 159.9738 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 159.9738 g/mol

sec-Butylmagnesium Bromide Solution Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H225-H260-H302-H314-H335-H371-H372
Hazard Codes F, C, Xn
Precautionary Statements P210-P223-.P231+P232-P233-P240-P241+P242+P243-P260-P264-P270-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331+P310-P303+P361+P353+P310+P363-P304+P340+P310-P305+P351+P338+P310-P308+P311-P335+P334-P370+P378-P402+P404-P403+P233-P405-P501
Flash Point -15 °C
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3399 4.3(3) / PG II
GHS Pictograms
Notes Data based on 1.0 M solution in THF

About sec-Butylmagnesium Bromide Solution

sec-Butylmagnesium Bromide is one of numerous organomagnesium compounds manufactured by American Elements under the trade name AE Organometallics™. Organometallics are useful reagents, catalysts, and precursor materials with applications in thin film deposition, industrial chemistry, pharmaceuticals, LED manufacturing, and others. American Elements supplies organometallic compounds 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.

sec-Butylmagnesium Bromide Solution Synonyms

sec-butyl magnesium bromide, Bromo(1-methylpropyl)magnesium, 2-butylmagnesium bromide

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula C4H9BrMg
MDL Number MFCD01321135
EC No. 213-081-4
Pubchem CID 102505
IUPAC Name magnesium; butane; bromide
SMILES CC[CH-]C.[Mg+2].[Br-]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C4H9.BrH.Mg/c1-3-4-2;;/h3H,4H2,1-2H3;1H;/q-1;;+2/p-1

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.

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