Alfa Aesar™ Methyl coumalate, 98%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B2533004

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 6018-41-3
    Molecular Formula C7H6O4
    Formula Weight 154.12g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00010120
    Merck Index 14,2557
    Synonym Coumalic acid methyl ester; Methyl 2-oxo-2H-pyran-5-carboxylate
    Chemical Name or Material Methyl coumalate

    Specifications

    Melting Point 68° to 72°C
    Boiling Point 178° to 180°C (60mmHg)
    Quantity 2g
    CAS 6018-41-3
    Molecular Formula C7H6O4
    Formula Weight 154.12g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00010120
    Merck Index 14,2557
    Synonym Coumalic acid methyl ester; Methyl 2-oxo-2H-pyran-5-carboxylate
    Chemical Name or Material Methyl coumalate
    Assay 98%

    Description

    Applications
    Methyl coumalate is a 2-pyrone and acts as dienophile in Diels-Alder reaction. It reacts with 1,3-butadienes at 100°C to yield tetrahydrocoumarins and 4-methoxycarbonyltricyclo[3.2.1.02,7]octenes. It also reacts with cyclohexadiene to afford tetrahydronaphthalene-2-carboxylate. It undergoes Diels-Alder reaction with unactivated alkenes to afford para-substituted adducts. It has been used as reagent in phosphine-catalyzed [4+3] annulation of modified allylic carbonates. It was also used in the preparation of 7-carboxyquinolizinium derivatives.

    Solubility
    Freely soluble in dichloromethane.

    Notes
    Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

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