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(Pentamethyclopentadienyl)titanium trichloride is an organotitanium compound with the formula Cp*TiCl3 (Cp* = C5(CH3)5). It is an orange solid. The compound adopts a piano stool geometry. An early synthesis involve the combination of lithium pentamethylcyclopentadienide and titanium tetrachloride.[2] The compound is an intermediate in the synthesis of decamethyltitanocene dichloride.

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(Pentamethylclopentadienyl)titanium trichloride
Names
Other names
Cp*TiCl3
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.152.688
UN number 3261
  • InChI=1S/C10H15.3ClH.Ti/c1-6-7(2)9(4)10(5)8(6)3;;;;/h1-5H3;3*1H;/q;;;;+3/p-3
    Key: QCEOZLISXJGWSW-UHFFFAOYSA-K
  • CC1=C([C](C(=C1C)C)C)C.Cl[Ti](Cl)Cl
Properties
C10H15Cl3Ti
Molar mass 289.45 g·mol−1
Appearance Orange solid
Melting point 225 °C (437 °F; 498 K)
Hazards
GHS labelling:[1]
Danger
H314
P280, P305+P351+P338, P310
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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