Agent Name

Magnesium methoxide

CAS Number

109-88-6

Formula

C-H4-O.1/2Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Magnesium methylate; Magnesium methanolate; Methanol, magnesium salt; [ChemIDplus] Magnesium dimethoxide; [Gelest MSDS]

Category

Metal Alkoxides

Description

Solution in >90% methanol: Clear to slightly hazy solution with an odor of alcohol; [Gelest MSDS]

Comments

Solution in >90% methanol: Reacts with water; [Gelest MSDS] See "Magnesium" and "Sodium methylate."

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