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Sigma-Aldrich

(Methoxymethyl)triphenylphosphonium chloride

97%

Linear Formula:
(C6H5)3P(Cl)CH2OCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
342.80
Beilstein:
3599844
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

assay

97%

form

solid

reaction suitability

reaction type: C-C Bond Formation

mp

185-195 °C (dec.) (lit.)

SMILES string

[Cl-].COC[P+](c1ccccc1)(c2ccccc2)c3ccccc3

InChI

1S/C20H20OP.ClH/c1-21-17-22(18-11-5-2-6-12-18,19-13-7-3-8-14-19)20-15-9-4-10-16-20;/h2-16H,17H2,1H3;1H/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

SJFNDMHZXCUXSA-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

(Methoxymethyl)triphenylphosphonium chloride is a Wittig reagent that reacts with aldehydes and ketones to give substituted alkenes. This Wittig reaction finds application as the key step in the synthesis of:
  • Antimalarial drug, (+)-artemisinin.
  • Substituted quinolines.
  • Akuammiline alkaloid picrinine.
  • 7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidine derivatives for signal transducers and activators of transcription 6 (STAT6) inhibitors.

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

482.0 °F

Flash Point(C)

> 250 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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