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Alfa Aesar™ Hexamethylbenzene, 99+%

$89.04 - $274.23

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Hexamethylbenzene
CAS 87-85-4
Molecular Formula C12H18
Formula Weight 162.28
MDL Number MFCD00008523
Beilstein 1905834
Synonym Mellitene
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AAA1029414

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A1029414
25g Each for $274.23

AAA1029403

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A1029403
1g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1029406

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A1029406
5g Each for $89.04
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Hexamethylbenzene
Boiling Point 265°C
Melting Point 163° to 167°C
Quantity 25g
CAS 87-85-4
RTECS Number DA3200000
TSCA TSCA
Assay ≥99%
Molecular Formula C12H18
Formula Weight 162.28
MDL Number MFCD00008523
Beilstein 1905834
Synonym Mellitene
Solubility Information Insoluble in water

Applications
Hexamethylbenzene is used as pharmaceutical intermediates, in organic synthesis of compounds, as a solvent for He-NMR spectroscopy. Used as a ligand in organometallic chemistry. Reaction with dimethyldioxirane, gives the major product, an unusual oxepane triepoxide.

Solubility
Insoluble in water

Notes
Incompatible with nitromethane, strong oxidizing agents.