1,3-Dioxetane

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1,3-Dioxetane
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Names
IUPAC name
1,3-Dioxetane
Other names
1,3-Dioxacyclobutane
Identifiers
287-50-3
ChemSpider 126850 YesY
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PubChem 143777
Properties
C2H4O2
Molar mass 60.05 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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1,3-Dioxetane (1,3-dioxacyclobutane) is a heterocyclic organic compound with formula C2O2H4, whose backbone is a four-member ring of alternating oxygen and carbon atoms.

It can be viewed as a dimer of formaldehyde (COH2).

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