In many of the reactions, organozinc compounds appear as intermediates. Some of the synthetic uses of organozinc compounds are: for the stereo selective alkylation reaction of cyclic ketones, conjugate addition reaction to alpha, beta-unsaturated carbonyl compounds, ring opening reactions of epoxides and oxo vanadium-induced ligand coupling of aryltrimethyl zincates.
Reacts with water.
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents, air, water, moisture and heat.
|0.5M in THF|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
In contact with water releases flammable gas.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Suspected of causing cancer.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Handle under inert gas.
Protect from moisture.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, WATER-REACTIVE, FLAMMABLE
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C