Tri(o-tolyl)phosphine is used in a ruthenium-catalyzed direct amination of alcohols. It is also used in Suzuki reaction. Further, it is used in the preparation of tri-ortho-phosphinselenide by reacting with selenium as a reagent. In addition to this, it acts as a ligand in coordination chemistry.
|Appearance||White to light yellow powder to crystal|
|Purity(GC)||min. 97.0 %|
|Melting point||124.0 to 129.0 °C|
|Melting Point||124 °C|
|Solubility in water||Insoluble|
|Solubility (soluble in)||Acetone,Toluene|
Tris(o-tolyl)phosphine is an organophosphorus compound with the formula P(C6H4CH3)3. It is a white, water-insoluble solid that is soluble in organic solvents. In solution, it slowly converts to phosphine oxide.