Agent Name

Ethyl 2-methyl-4-oxocyclohex-2-enecarboxylate

CAS Number

487-51-4

Formula

C10-H14-O3

Major Category

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Synonyms

Ethyl 2-methyl-4-oxo-2-cyclohexenecarboxylate; Hagemann's ester; 4-Carbethoxy-3-methyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Clear dark yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Hagemann's ester, or ethyl-2-methyl-4-oxo-2-cyclohexenecarboxylate, is an organic compound that was first prepared and described in 1893 by German chemist Carl Hagemann. The compound is used in organic chemistry as a reagent in the synthesis of many important natural products including sterols, trisporic acids, and terpenoids." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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