methylmagnesium bromideMethylmagnesium bromide

CAS No. 75-16-1
Catalog No. 655346


Methylmagnesium bromide Synonyms:

Bromomethylmagnesium;Brom(methyl)magnesium;Magnesium, bromomethyl-;Methyl magnesium bromide;Brom(methyl)magnesium;Bromo(methyl)magnesium;Magnesium, bromomethyl-;


Typical Applications

• alkylating agent in organic synthesis
• Grignard reagent


Physical Properties

Form and Appearance: Clear brown solution
Molecular Weight: 119.26
Specific Gravity: 1.01
Boiling Point: 150ºF (66ºC)
Solubility: Reactive in water
Flash Point: 1ºF (-17ºC)
Water Reactive: Vigorously reactive


Chemical Formula




Purity/Analysis: Various molarities
Form and Appearance: Clear to turbid gray liquid


Product Categories

Organometallic reagents; Grignard reagents; Metal compounds; Synthetic Organic Chemistry



Available as a solution in THF or Toluene/THF in commercial quantities



3M in diethyl ether be used to synthesize:

• 3(4R)-{3(2R,3S)-[4′-(1′-triphenylmethyl)imidazole]-2-bromo-1-oxobutyl)-4-phenyl2-oxazolidinone
• Benzyl 2-(2-oxopropyl)piperidine-1-carboxylate
• (R*, R*) 1-[1-(1-phenylethyl)pyrrolidin-2-yl]propan-2-one)