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Sodium Triacetoxyborohydride

Sodium triacetoxyborohydride (CAS 56553-60-7) is a compound used primarily as a reducing agent for the selective reduction of carbonyl compounds. It is known for its mild and controlled reduction conditions.Sodium triacetoxyborohydride (CAS 56553-60-7) is relatively stable and can be stored for long periods of time. Although Sodium triacetoxyborohydride (CAS 56553-60-7) is mild, it should be handled with care.

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About Organic Intermediates

Organic intermediates are key components that play a role in the synthesis of complex compounds. They play an important role in organic synthesis and are starting materials or precursors for the production of final products.
A variety of organic intermediates (simple starting materials) can be converted into more complex structures through a series of chemical reactions. The resulting structures can then be further manipulated to produce the desired end products.
There is a wide variety of organic intermediates with different structures and properties that can be used to synthesise different compounds. Some commonly used organic intermediates include alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, acids, esters, amines, and halides.
Organic intermediates offer chemists the possibility of synthesising complex molecules. They facilitate the synthesis of new drugs, the development of new materials, and the advancement of the chemical industry.

Sodium Triacetoxyborohydride Reaction With Water

Sodium triacetoxyborohydride (NaBH(OAc)3) reacts with water to form sodium borohydride (NaBH4) and acetic acid (CH3COOH). The reaction formula is:

NaBH(OAc)3 + 3H2O → NaBH4 + 3CH3COOH

In this formula, water molecules react with sodium triacetoxyborohydride to form sodium borohydride and acetic acid.

Uses Of Sodium Triacetoxyborohydride

Sodium triacetoxyborohydride CAS 56553-60-7 is a versatile compound with many uses in organic synthesis.
1. Reduction of carbonyl compounds: Sodium triacetoxyborohydride is widely used as a reducing agent for the selective reduction of carbonyl compounds such as aldehydes and ketones to their corresponding alcohols.
2. Reduction of amination reagent: Sodium triacetoxyborohydride is commonly used in reduction of amination reaction.
3. Synthetic applications: Sodium triacetoxyborohydride is used in various fields of organic synthesis, including drug synthesis, natural product synthesis and fine chemical production.
4. Catalyst: Sodium triacetoxyborohydride is compatible with various catalysts.



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