INTRODUCTION

Trimethylaluminium belongs to class of organometallics. It is a highly reactive chemical and its solution in toluene is normally used to facilitate workability. Its general applications are in cross coupling and  carboalumination reactions.

Manufacture

The organometallic is manufactured from metallic aluminium either by reaction with methylmercury or with chloromethane.

SynonymTrimethylalane
Trimethylalumine
CAS no.75-24-1
EINECS no.200-853-0
Molecular formulaC3H9Al
Molecular weight72.09
Structure

Applications

API
Imidocarb Dipropionate, an antiprotozoal agent
Intermediates
9,9-Dimethyl-9H-xanthene
Bis(cyclopentadienyl)dimethyltin
Amidochloromethyl aluminium
Trimethylborane
3,3-Dimethylcyclohexane
Others
Co-catalyst in polyolefin synthesis
forms a series of carbonyl compounds with 4-bromo-2,6-di-t-butylphenol
In preparation of Tebbe Reagent
Produces luminous trail in upper atmosphere to track rockets
As a precursor for MOCVD method in semi-conductors
TestUnitSpecifications
AppearanceClear or slightly hazy pale yellow liquid
SolubilitySoluble in organic liquids
Density at 25 deg celgm/ml0.800 – 0.820
MolarityM1.83 – 1.98
Concentration%16.30 – 17.60
Trimethylaluminium Neat
Assay%Min 97.0
Al content%36.3 – 37.4

STORAGE

At 15 – 25 °C, air sensitive.  It is shipped in reefer container.

PACKING

90 kg UN-approved cylinder

REACH Status

Not registered

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