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

Compound Formula C4H9ClMg
Molecular Weight 116.871
Appearance Liquid
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density 0.828 g/mL (25 °C)
Solubility in H2O Reacts violently; contact with water liberates toxic, highly flammable gas
Exact Mass 116.024 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 116.024 g/mol

sec-Butylmagnesium Chloride Solution Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H225-H250-H260-H302-H314-H336
Hazard Codes C,F,Xi
Precautionary Statements P210-P222-P223-P231 + P232-P370 + P378-P422
Flash Point -40 °C
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3399A 4.3(3) / PGI
WGK Germany 1

About sec-Butylmagnesium Chloride Solution

sec-Butylmagnesium Chloride is one of numerous organometallic 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. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

sec-Butylmagnesium Chloride Solution Synonyms

2-Butylmagnesium Chloride Solution 2.0 M in diethyl ether, Magnesium, chloro(1-methylpropyl)-, Chloro(1-methylpropyl)magnesium 2.0 M in diethyl ether, 2M in THF,, Magnesium chloride butan-2-ide (1:1:1). MJHZUYZQMNONPK-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula CH3CH2CH(CH3)MgCl
MDL Number MFCD00000467
EC No. 239-403-3
Beilstein/Reaxys No. 3600265
Pubchem CID 84884
IUPAC Name magnesium; butane; chloride
SMILES CC[CH-]C.[Mg+2].[Cl-]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C4H9.ClH.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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