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Alfa Aesar™ 1,3-Dithiane, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 1,3-Dithiane
CAS 505-23-7
Molecular Formula C4H8S2
Formula Weight 120.24g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00006654
UN Number UN3335
Beilstein 102534
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AAA1050514

 
alfa aesar™
A10505-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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A10505-22
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Stench
Melting Point 52° to 55°C
Boiling Point 207° to 208°C
Quantity 25g
Flash Point 90°C (194°F)
Chemical Name or Material 1,3-Dithiane
CAS 505-23-7
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C4H8S2
Formula Weight 120.24g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00006654
UN Number UN3335
Beilstein 102534
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: AVIATION REGULATED SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number JO5070000

Applications
1,3-Dithiane is used in umpolung reactions such as the Corey-Seebach reaction. It acts as a reagent for the deoxygenation of sulfoxides to their corresponding sulfides. Further, it is used as a protecting group for carbonyl compounds used in organic synthesis. It serves as a useful labeled synthon. In addition to this, it is used in the preparation of 2-ethyl-[1,3]dithiane.

Solubility
Soluble in benzene, ether, chloroform and terahydrofuran. Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong bases and strong oxidizing agents.