Borane-dimethyl sulfide

Borane-dimethyl sulfide

CAS № 13292-87-0
EC № 236-313-6
Chemical formula: (CH3)2S:BH3
Mol weight: 75.97
Synonym: (Dimethyl sulfide)trihydroboron, DMSB, Borane-dimethyl sulfide complex

Physical properties:

Colorless transparent readily flammable toxic liquid sensitive to atmospheric moisture.
Density: 0.801 g/сm³ (25 °C).
Flash point: 18 °C.
Stable in an inert gas atmosphere at 0 to + 5 °C.
Soluble in tetrahydrofuran, toluene, dichloromethane, diethyl ester.


Used in hydroboration reactions of alkenesilanes, a-pinene and other alkenes, in selective reduction of carboxylic acids, carboxylamides, nitriles, imines and oximes.



Appearance Colourless liquid
Purity 10.0-10.2 M