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Alfa Aesar™ Zinc-copper couple, Copper content typically ca 1-3%.

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 53801-63-1
Molecular Formula Zn/Cu
MDL Number MFCD00084851
UN Number UN3089
Chemical Name or Material Zinc-copper couple
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AAL0981114 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0981114
25g N/A N/A  
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AAL0981122 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0981122
100g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Zinc-copper couple is used in the Simmons-Smith cyclopropanation reaction, Reformatsky reaction. It is used as a chemical for the selective, stereospecific reduction of alkynes to cis-alkenes. It is used in for deiodination of iodotributylstannylalkanes. In the presence of a free-radical initiator, it promotes the formylation of perfluoroalkyl iodides with DMF to give fluorinated aldehydes in high yield. It is used in dermatology.

Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store at 4°C. Moisture Sensitive. Do not store together with acids. Protect from humidity and water. Incompatible materials are amines, cadmium, chlorinated solvents, Sulfur compounds.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

53801-63-1
MFCD00084851
Zinc-copper couple
Zn/Cu
UN3089

Specifications

25g
Zn/Cu
UN3089
Zinc-copper couple
53801-63-1
MFCD00084851
419° to 420°C
Copper content typically ≈1-3%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H228
Flammable solid.

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P241-P370+P378a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.

Warning

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: METAL POWDERS, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.

Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C