MAGNESIUM TERT-BUTOXIDE

Chemical Information

Synonyms: Magnesium tertiary butoxide

Chemical Formula: Mg[OC(CH3)3]2

Description: Colourless to cream powder, moisture sensitive

Trace Elements:

Ba < 100 ppm
Ca < 0.2%
Fe < 10 ppm
K < 100 ppm
Na < 500 ppm
Zn < 10 ppm

Assay (Acidimetric): min 95%

Trace Elements (Wet Test): Cl < 500 ppm

Additional Information

CAS No.: 32149-57-8

M.P.: Decomposes at ~150°C before melting

Solubility in water: Reacts violently with water

Solubility in organics: Solubility in N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone 0.8%, insoluble in most other organic solvents

Applications

Catalysis & Synthesis
Optics & Glasses
Healthcare & Biochemical