Diethyl malonate, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1546836
Diethyl malonate is used in organic synthesis for the preparation of alpha-aryl malonates, mono-substituted and di-substituted acetic acid, barbiturates and artificial flavorings. It is also involved in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals like chloroquine, butazolidin and barbital. It acts as intermediate in the synthesis of vitamin B1, vitamin B6, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents agrochemicals and perfumes. In Knoevenagel condensation reaction, it reacts with benzaldehyde to get diethyl benzylidenemalonate.
Miscible with ethyl alcohol, ether, chloroform and benzene. Slightly miscible with water.
Incompatible with acids, bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
RTECSNumber : OO0700000
TSCA : TSCA