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Alfa Aesar™ Dimethyl L-tartrate, 99%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl L-tartrate
CAS 608-68-4
Molecular Formula C6H10O6
Formula Weight 178.14
MDL Number MFCD00064437
Beilstein 1726256
Synonym L-Tartaric acid dimethyl ester
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 178.14
MDL Number MFCD00064437
CAS 608-68-4
Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl L-tartrate
Molecular Formula C6H10O6
Assay 99%
TSCA TSCA
Synonym L-Tartaric acid dimethyl ester
Melting Point 56° to 61°C
Flash Point >170°C (338°F)
Quantity 100g
Beilstein 1726256
Boiling Point 158°C (11mmHg)
Optical Rotation +21° (c=1 in Water)

Applications
Dimethyl L-tartrate is a chiral auxiliary used for the enantioselective epoxidation of allylic alcohols. It is used for asymmetric α-halogenation of acetals. It is a starting material for the synthesis of chiral building blocks.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.