INTRODUCTION
The bi-naphthol moiety is a colorless solid. The structure depicts two naphthol rings joined at the respective 1-positions. The presence of two hydroxy groups renders the molecule highly reactive and the product forms a backbone of a variety of value-added chemicals and ligands.

Synonyms1,1’-bi-2-naphthol
CAS no.602-09-5
EINECS no.210-014-0
Molecular formulaC2OH14O2
Structure(download pdf to view)
Molecular weight286.32

APPLICATIONS
The bi-naphthyl structure serves as an important ligand for asymmetric synthesis in organic chemistry, especially in Diels-Alder reactions, carbonyl addition and reductions.

Some key applications are:

2,2’-bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1’-binaphthyl (BINAP)
(S)-Binol by resolution of the mother binol
(R)-Binol in the same resolution process
Aluminium Lithium bi(binaphthol) (its (R)-enantiomer)
(S)-Vanol

A very recent but path-breaking application of Binol has been in preparation of one of the Covid-19 vaccines being developed and supplied from India.


SPECIFICATIONS

TESTUNITSPECIFICATION
AppearanceWhite to off-white powder
Identification By IRConforms to reference spectrum
Identification By Proton NMRConforms to reference spectrum
Purity By HPLC%NLT 99.0
MoistureWt. %NMT 0.5

STORAGE
The product is stored at ambient temperature.

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