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TBS-Cl

tert-Butyldimethylsilyl Chloride


Other Names:

TBDMSCl

tert-Butyl(chloro)dimethylsilane

tert-Butyldimethylchlorosilane




General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 18162-48-6

Molecular Weight: 150.72 g/mol

Melting Point: 86-89 C

Boiling Point: 125 C


tert-Butyldimethylsilyl chloride (TBS-Cl) is generally used as a reagent for installing TBS protecting groups. A similar reagent is tert-butyldimethylsilyl trifluoromethanesulfonate (TBS-OTf).




Common Uses:


Reagent for TBS protection of alcohols





References:


1) WO2016011390, page 271

2) www.sigmaaldrich.com: tert-Butyldimethylsilyl chloride (link)