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PCC

(Pyridinium Chlorochromate)









General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 26299-14-9

Molecular Weight: 215.56 g/mol

Appearance: Red/orange solid

Melting Point: 205-208 C




Common Uses:


Reagent for the oxidation of alcohols to ketones



Procedure excerpt:

To a solution of the SM (1.055 g, 3.23 mmol) in DCM was added PCC (0.915 g, 4.20 mmol) and celite (1.96 g). The reaction mixture was stirred at RT . . .

[full procedure]




Safety:


Pyridinium chlorochromate is toxic.




References:


1) UK Pat App GB2463151A, page 133

2) Wikipedia: Pyridinium chlorochromate (link)

3) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Pyridinium chlorochromate (link)