Methyl phenyl sulfoxide

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Methyl phenyl sulfoxide
PhS(O)Me.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
(Methanesulfinyl)benzene
Other names
Methylsulfinylbenzene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.013.438 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 214-781-2
  • InChI=1S/C7H8OS/c1-9(8)7-5-3-2-4-6-7/h2-6H,1H3
    Key: JXTGICXCHWMCPM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CS(=O)C1=CC=CC=C1
Properties
C7H8OS
Molar mass 140.20 g·mol−1
Appearance colorless or white solid
Density 1.19±0.1 g/cm3
Melting point 32 °C (90 °F; 305 K)
Boiling point 263.5 °C (506.3 °F; 536.6 K)
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS05: CorrosiveGHS07: Exclamation mark
Warning
H315, H318, H335
P261, P264, P271, P280, P302+P352, P304+P340, P305+P351+P338, P310, P312, P321, P332+P313, P362, P403+P233, P405, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Methyl phenyl sulfoxide is the organosulfur compound with the formula CH3S(O)C6H5. A low-melting white solid, it is an oxidized derivative of thioanisole.[1] The compound is a prototypical chiral sulfoxide. As such it has been prepared by asymmetric oxidation.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Carl R.; Keiser, Jeffrey E. (1966). "Methyl Phenyl Sulfoxide". Org. Syntheses. 46: 78. doi:10.15227/orgsyn.046.0078.
  2. ^ Kagan, Henri B.; Chellappan, Sheela K.; Lattanzi, Alessandra (2015). "(R)-(+)-Phenyl methyl sulfoxide". E-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. doi:10.1002/047084289X.rn00456. ISBN 978-0471936237.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)