What is Benzyl Trimethyl Ammonium Bromide?
By treating with an aqueous solution of CrO3 and HF, this chemical can be utilized as a starting material for the manufacture of benzyl trimethylammonium fluorochromate.
Benzyltrimethylammonium Bromide Properties:
- Molecular Formula: C10H16BrN
- Synonyms: Trimethylbenzylammonium bromide
- Molecular Weight: 230.14
- IUPAC Name: benzyl(trimethyl)azanium;bromide
- CAS No: 5350-41-4
- Physical Description: Off-white hygroscopic solid.
- Vapor Pressure: 0.00000005 [mmHg]
Benefits of Benzyl Trimethyl Ammonium Bromide:
This chemical acts as an oxidizing agent that transforms monosubstituted benzylamines into the appropriate aldimines when DMSO is present. This is also a benzylating chemical used with a nickel catalyst to benzylate aryl amide C-H bonds.
Benzyltrimethylammonium Bromide Applications:
For the selective oxidation of oximes into ketones or aldehydes, as well as primary, secondary, allylic, and benzylic alcohols to their corresponding carbonyl compounds, BTMAFC can be used as an effective oxidizing reagent.
- Can affect the respiratory system
- Also irritates skin as well as eyes