1,2-Cyclohexanedione

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1,2-Cyclohexanedione
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Cyclohexane-1,2-dione
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C6H8O2
Molar mass 112.13 g·mol−1
Appearance white, waxy solid
Density 1.1305 g/cm3
Melting point 40 °C
Boiling point 194 °C
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

1,2-Cyclohexanedione is an organic compound with the formula (CH2)4(CO)2. It is one of three isomeric cyclohexanediones, it is a colorless compound that is soluble in a variety of organic solvents. It can be prepared by oxidation of cyclohexanone by selenium dioxide.[1]

Numerous diimine and dioxime ligands have been prepared from this diketone, it condenses with 1,2-diamines to give diaza heterocycles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hach, Clifford C.; Banks, Charles V.; Diehl, Harvey (1952). "1,2-cyclohexanedione Dioxime". Org. Synth. 32: 35. doi:10.15227/orgsyn.032.0035.