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General Information:


CAS Number: 98327-87-8

Molecular Weight: 622.69 g/mol

Appearance: Colorless solid

Melting Point: 283-286 C

rac-BINAP is a racemic mixture of (R)-BINAP and (S)-BINAP. rac-BINAP is commonly used as a bidentate phosphine ligand in palladium catalyzed cross-coupling reactions.

Common Uses:

Ligand in Buchwald reactions


1) Patent Reference: WO2010016005, page 91, (11.3 MB)

2) Wikipedia: BINAP (link)

3) rac-BINAP (link)

4) H26226 (±)-2,2'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1'-binaphthyl, 98% (link)