Alfa Aesar (Trimethylsilyl)diazomethane, 2M in hexanes
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar H26744AA
(Trimethylsilyl)diazomethane is used as a methylating agent in organic chemistry. It is utilized in Gas Chromatography- Mass-Spectrometry (GC-MS) for the analysis of various carboxylic compounds. It is involved as a reagent in the Doyle-Kirmse reaction with allyl sulfides and allyl amines. It is considered and used as a less-explosive replacement fordiazomethane. It is also used as a reactant for Unnatural alfa-amino acid derivatives containing gem-bisphosphonates through Michael addition reaction, imidazolo[2,1-b]benzothiazole derivatives and aigialomycin D analogues.
Immiscible with water. Miscible with organic solvents.
(Trimethylsilyl)diazomethane (TMSD) in alcoholic solvents under acidic or basic conditions can lead to the formation of diazomethane. TMSD is under review by the National Toxicological Program for potential inhalation hazards.Incompatible with oxidizing agents, chlorine, fluorine and perchlorates.
|2M in hexanes|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Toxic if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC BY INHALATION LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.