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BrettPhos Pd G3


[(2-Di-cyclohexylphosphino-3,6-dimethoxy-2′,4′,6′- triisopropyl-1,1′-biphenyl)-2-(2′-amino-1,1′ -biphenyl)]palladium(II) methanesulfonate methanesulfonate
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generation 3

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reaction type: Buchwald-Hartwig Cross Coupling Reaction
reaction type: Heck Reaction
reaction type: Hiyama Coupling
reaction type: Negishi Coupling
reaction type: Sonogashira Coupling
reaction type: Stille Coupling
reaction type: Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling
reagent type: catalyst


150-193 °C (decomposition)

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General description

BrettPhos Pd G3 is a third generation (G3) Buchwald precatalyst. It is air, moisture and thermally-stable and is highly soluble in a wide range of common organic solvents. It has long life in solutions. BrettPhos Pd G3 is an excellent reagent for Buchwald-Hartwig cross-coupling reaction. Some of its unique features include lower catalyst loadings, shorter reaction time, efficient formation of the active catalytic species and accurate control of ligand: palladium ratio.


BrettPhos Pd G3 may be used for the C-N coupling reaction between monosubstituted ureas and 1,2 dihaloaromatic system to form benzimidazolones.
It may be used in the synthesis of following compounds:
  • [Pd(cinnamyl)(BrettPhos)]OTf by reacting with [(cinnamyl)PdCl]2 and AgOTf.
  • [Pd(crotyl)(BrettPhos)]OTf by reacting with [(crotyl)PdCl]2 and AgOTf.
  • [Pd(allyl)(BrettPhos)]OTf by reacting with [(allyl)PdCl]2 and AgOTf.
  • Pd(allyl)(BrettPhos)Cl by reacting with [(allyl)PdCl]2.


250 mg in glass bottle
1, 5, 10 g in glass bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Scale-Up Guide: Buchwald-Hartwig Amination Reaction

All of the preformed catalysts used in the kit are air and moisture stable complexes in their commercially available form. Once activated by base under the reaction conditions they become sensitive to air. To best enable scale-up success, the use of standard Schlenk technique is recommended.

KitAlysis™ C-N (Buchwald-Hartwig) High-Throughput Screening Kit

All contents in the foil bag are weighed, plated, packed, and sealed in a glove box under nitrogen.

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