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4-Cyano-4-(phenylcarbonothioylthio)pentanoic acid

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Synonym(s):
4-Cyano-4-(thiobenzoylthio)pentanoic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C13H13NO2S2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
279.38
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

form

powder

mp

94-98 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(CCC(O)=O)(SC(=S)c1ccccc1)C#N

InChI

1S/C13H13NO2S2/c1-13(9-14,8-7-11(15)16)18-12(17)10-5-3-2-4-6-10/h2-6H,7-8H2,1H3,(H,15,16)

InChI key

YNKQCPNHMVAWHN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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94-98 °C

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64-68 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

−20°C

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

100

General description

4-Cyano-4-(phenylcarbonothioylthio)pentanoic acid is asulfur-based chain transfer agent that provides a high degree of control forliving radical polymerization.

Application

RAFT agent for controlled radical polymerization; especially suited for the polymerization of methacrylate and methacrylamide monomers.

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Hazard Classifications

Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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