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Alfa Aesar™ Dimedone, 98%

$35.72 - $394.77

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Dimedone
CAS 126-81-8
Molecular Formula C8H12O2
Formula Weight 140.18
MDL Number MFCD00001588
Beilstein 471489
Merck Index 14,3242
Synonym 5,5-Dimethyl-1,3-cyclohexanedione
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AAA1014014

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alfa aesar™
A1014014
25g Each for $35.72

AAA1014022

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alfa aesar™
A1014022
100g Each for $98.39

AAA1014036

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A1014036
500g Each for $394.77
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 140.18
TSCA TSCA
Molecular Formula C8H12O2
Beilstein 471489
Synonym 5,5-Dimethyl-1,3-cyclohexanedione
MDL Number MFCD00001588
RTECS Number GV0345000
Quantity 25g
Melting Point 146° to 150°C
Chemical Name or Material Dimedone
Assay 98%
Merck Index 14,3242
CAS 126-81-8

Applications
Reagent used in synthesis of fused 3-methylfuransDimedone is used in organic chemistry to identify the presence of aldehyde group. It is also used as a catalyst in the formation of transition-metal complexes. Further, it is also employed in colorimetry, crystallography, luminescence and spectrophotometric analysis. In addition to this, it is used in the synthesis of naturally occurring fused 3-methylfurans.

Solubility
Soluble in methanol, ethanol, benzene and chloroform. Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong acids and strong bases.