What is 1,3-Cyclohexanedione (CAS 504-02-9)?

Posted: September 15, 2016 in chemical raw material

Synonym:                        Dihydroresorcinol

CAS Number:                      504-02-9

Purity:                          ≥99%, Stabilized by 1-3% sodium chloride

Molecular Weight:                112.13

Molecular Formula:               C6H8O2

Solubility:                      Soluble in water (155 g/l) at 20° C, alcohol, chloroform, acetone, boiling benzene, ether (slightly), carbon disulfide (slightly), and petr ether (slightly).

Melting Point:                   102.8-105° C (dec.)

Boiling Point:                   235.06° C at 760 mmHg (Predicted)

Density:                         1.1 g/cm3 at 20° C

Storage:                         Store at 4° C


Used to prepare 2-substituted adducts, which are important intermediates for the synthesis of spirocyclopentanols, oxathioles, and triquinanes.

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