Agent Name

Cyclohexylmagnesium chloride

CAS Number

931-51-1

Formula

C6-H11-Cl-Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chlorocyclohexylmagnesium; Magnesium, chlorocyclohexyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Solution in diethyl ether: Yellow-brown liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as chemical intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

"Apart from their instability in air and their caustic basic properties, organomagnesium compounds and the precipitated inorganic magnesium salts produced during their use display no pronounced toxicity or side effects of environmental concern." [Ullmann] Solution in diethyl ether: Reacts violently with water; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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