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Alfa Aesar™ Benzo[b]thiophene, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzo[b]thiophene
CAS 95-15-8
Molecular Formula C8H6S
Formula Weight 134.2
MDL Number MFCD00005864
UN Number UN3077
Beilstein 80580
Merck Index 14,9303
Synonym 1-Benzothiophene; Thianaphthene
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AAA1232806

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alfa aesar™
A1232806
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1232814

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alfa aesar™
A1232814
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 134.2
Melting Point 28° to 32°C
TSCA TSCA
Merck Index 14,9303
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280f-P273
Wear protective clothing.
Avoid release to the environment.
UN Number UN3077
Beilstein 80580
Health Hazard 1 Warning
CAS 95-15-8
Molecular Formula C8H6S
Chemical Name or Material Benzo[b]thiophene
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
Boiling Point 221° to 222°C
Odor Unpleasant
Synonym 1-Benzothiophene; Thianaphthene
Assay ≥98%
MDL Number MFCD00005864
Quantity 5g
Flash Point 91°C (195°F)

Applications
Benzo[b]thiophene is used in the preparation of 2-thianapthenylphenyllithium, via metalation by n-butyllithium. It is used in organic as well as pharmaceutical industry as a component in the synthesis of raloxifene, a breast cancer therapeutic, or hydrodesulfurization reactions.

Solubility
Soluble in water (0.13 g/L at 20°C), chloroform and methanol.

Notes
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P280f-P273
Wear protective clothing.
Avoid release to the environment.

GHS H Statement
H302
Harmful if swallowed.