CYTOP® 241 is a strong reducing agent and is used as a chemical intermediate. It readily undergoes free radical addition to olefins to generate sterically hindered tertiary phosphine ligands that are in turn useful in homogeneous catalysis. Its nucleophilic property makes it highly reactive towards alkylhalides such as benzyl or xylyl chlorides/bromides. In addition, it can be oxidized with either H2O2 or sulfur to yield either diisobutylphosphinic or dithiophosphinic acid and salts thereof.


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Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Phosphorus Specialties Phosphine derivatives Dialkylphosphines

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