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CAS No 75-91-2 , 2-hydroperoxy-2-methylpropane

  • Name: 2-hydroperoxy-2-methylpropane
  • Synonyms: 2-hydroperoxy-2-methylpropane; 2-Hydroperoxy-2-methylpropane; T-Butyl hydroperoxide; Cadox TBH;TERT-BUTYL HYDROPEROXIDE; t-Butylhydroperoxide; TBHP; Perbutyl H; 75-91-2; tert-Butylhydroperoxide;
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  • Transport: 170kgs
  • Melting Point: -2.8 ºC
  • Flash Point: 43 ºC
  • Boiling Point: 37 ºC (15 MMHG)
  • Density: 0.94
  • Refractive index: 1.386-1.388
  • Water Solubility: MISCIBLE
  • Safety Statements: R10;R20/21/22;R34;R43;R52/53;R7
  • Hazard Symbols: O: Oxidizing agent;C: Corrosive;
  • Flash Point: 43 ºC
  • EINECS: 200-915-7
  • Molecular Weight: 90.121
  • InchiKey: CIHOLLKRGTVIJN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • InChI: InChI=1S/C4H10O2/c1-4(2,3)6-5/h5H,1-3H3
  • Risk Statements: S14A;S16;S17;S24;S3/7;S36/37/39;S45;S61
  • Molecular Formula: C4H10O2
  • Molecular Structure:CAS No:75-91-2 2-hydroperoxy-2-methylpropane
References of 2-hydroperoxy-2-methylpropane
Title: tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide
CAS Registry Number: 75-91-2
Synonyms: 1,1-Dimethylethylhydroperoxide
Molecular Formula: C4H10O2
Molecular Weight: 90.12
Percent Composition: C 53.31%, H 11.18%, O 35.51%
Literature References: Prepn from tert-butyl alcohol and 30% H2O2: N. A. Milas, S. A. Harris, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 60, 2434 (1938); N. A. Milas, Surgenor, ibid. 68, 205 (1946); US 2573947 (1951 to Shell). By oxidation of tert-butylmagnesium chloride: Walling, Buckler, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 75, 4372 (1953); 77, 6032 (1955).
Properties: Liquid. Stable to 75°. d420 0.896. mp -8°. bp20 35°. nD20 1.4007. Sol in organic solvents. Flammable. Slow first-order decompn can be accelerated by the presence of 1 mol-% of Cu, Co and Mn salts.
Melting point: mp -8°
Boiling point: bp20 35°
Index of refraction: nD20 1.4007
Density: d420 0.896
Use: Catalyst in polymerization reactions. To introduce peroxy group into org molecules, in radical substitution reactions: Kharasch, Fono, J. Org. Chem. 23, 325 (1948); see also Kharasch, Sosnovsky, Tetrahedron 3, 97, 105 (1958).