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1,8-bis(Dimethyl amino) naphthalene
C
14
H
18
N
2
  
 
Real, long lived, electronically neutral reagent chemical.

Gram formula weight (molecular mass) = 214.30
Melting point = 50 °C
Purity = 99 %
Solubility in organics = very soluble


Aldrich has given this material the commercial name of "Proton SpongeĻ" due to its strongly basic and weakly nucleophilic character. Light sensitive compound.

1,8-bis(Dimethyl amino) naphthalene
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
1,8-bis(Dimethyl amino) naphthalene
3° Amine (generic)


Benzene, substituted (generic)


Bidentate base (generic)


Methyl group (generic)


Molecular material (generic)


Proton sponge Lewis base (generic)


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