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Alfa Aesar™ Methylmagnesium bromide, 3M in ether, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methylmagnesium bromide
CAS 75-16-1
Linear Formula CH3MgBr
Formula Weight 119.26g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000041
UN Number UN1928
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AA41252AE

 
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41252-AE
100mL CALL N/A N/A
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AA41252AP

 
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41252-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 1.035g/mL
Packaging ChemSeal™ bottles
Quantity 100mL
Color Pale brown
Quantity 100mL
Odor Ether-like
Concentration 3M in ether
Sensitivity Air & Moisture Sensitive
Chemical Name or Material Methylmagnesium bromide
CAS 75-16-1
Physical Form Liquid
Linear Formula CH3MgBr
Formula Weight 119.26g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000041
UN Number UN1928
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H224-H261-H314-H318-H302-H336
Extremely flammable liquid and vapor.
In contact with water releases flammable gas.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310-P402+P404
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Store in a dry place.
Store in a closed container.
Storage Note 1
  • Packaged under Argon
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packaging Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: METHYL MAGNESIUM BROMIDE, IN ETHYL ETHER
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Methylmagnesium bromide, 3M in ether has the wide range of applications in organic synthesis. Alkylation of aldehydes and ketones is the most common applications of Grignard reagent. It is a strong nucleophile that can form new carbon-carbon bonds. Also like organolithium compounds, it is useful to form carbon-heteroatom bonds.

Solubility
Soluble in ether, toluene and tetrahydrfuran. Insoluble in hydrocarbons.

Notes
It is highly flammable and reacts with moisture or water to form methane gas, so it should be stored in tightly closed containers.