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Zinc Bromide


Other Names:

Zinc(II) bromide

Zinc dibromide






General Information:


Structure:


ZnBr2


CAS Number: 7699-45-8

Molecular Weight: 225.20 g/mol

Appearance: White crystalline powder

Chemical Formula: ZnBr2

Melting Point: 394 C

Boiling Point: 697 C


Zinc bromide is a Lewis acid. Zinc bromide is sometimes used for the selective removal of Boc protecting groups from secondary amines.




Common Uses:


Reagent for Boc deprotection





References:


1) WO2016014463, page 169

2) Wikipedia: Zinc bromide (link)

3) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Zinc bromide (link)

4) Nigama, S. C. et al. Synthetic Communications, Vol. 19, Iss. 18, 1989, 3139-3142 (link)