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Diethylzinc


Other Names:

Zincdiethyl







General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 557-20-0

Molecular Weight: 123.50 g/mol

Appearance: Colorless liquid

Melting Point: -28 C

Boiling Point: 117 C

Density: 1.205 g/mol




Common Uses:


Reagent in Simmons-Smith cyclopropanation reactions





Safety:


Diethylzinc can ignite upon exposure to air and should be handled under an inert atmosphere. Diethylzinc reacts violently with water.




References:


1) WO2015129926, page 109

2) Coates, R. M.; Denmark, S. E.; Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Reagents, Auxiliaries, and Catalysts for C-C Bond Formation

3) Wikipedia: Diethylzinc (link)

4) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Diethylzinc solution (link)