9-Borabicyclo[3.3.1]nonane, 0.5 M solution in THF

9-Borabicyclo[3.3.1]nonane, 0.5 M solution in THF

CAS № 280-64-8
EC № 206-000-9
Chemical formula: C8H15B
Mol weight: 122.02
Synonym: 9-BBN

Physical properties:

Colourless or yellowish transparent liquid.
Density: 0.894 kg/l.
Contain  6.14-7.50 % 9-BBN monomer.


  1. Hydroboration of alkynes and alkenes with forming of alkenyl- and alkyl-9-BBN derivatives – reagents for Suzuki cross-coupling used in pharmaceutical synthesis.
  2. Reduction of aldehydes and ketones to alcohols, of tertiary amides to amines, of some α,β-unsaturated aldehydes and ketones to relevant allyl alcohols.
  3. Application to polymer derivatization.
  4. Preparation stereoselective reducing agents: B-isopinocampheyl-9-BBN, lithium B-isopi­nocampheyl-9-borabicyclo[3.3.1]nonyl hydride, 9-BBN-nopol benzyl ether adduct, lithium hydrido(9-BBN-nopol benzyl ether adduct).



Appearance Colourless or yellowish transparent liquid
Purity 0.45-0.55 М