Borirane

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Borirane
Skeletal formula of borirane Space-filling model of borirane
Identifiers
CAS number 39517-80-1
ChemSpider 14566055 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula BC
2
H
5
Molar mass 39.872 g mol-1
Melting point −129 °C (−200 °F; 144 K)
Boiling point −24 °C (−11 °F; 249 K)
Solubility in water 15.425 g dm-3
Related compounds
Related heterocycles Aziridine
Ethylene oxide
Thiirane
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Borirane is the organic compound with the formula BC
2
H
5
. It is a cyclic boroether. This means that it is composed of 2 alkyl groups attached to a boranylidene moetity in a cyclic shape (circular). This colourless, flammable gas is the simplest borirane, a three-membered ring consisting of two carbon and one boron atom. Borirane is isomeric with ethylideneborane.