Alternative Name :
palladium (0) bis(dibenzylideneacetone)
Mol. Formula : (C17 H14O)2Pd
CAS No. - 52409-22-0
Appearance - Reddish brown powder
Minimum Pd Content - 18.3%
Bis (dibenzylideneacetone) palladium (0) is useful as a catalyst for allylation of stabilized anions as well as for carbonylation of alkenyl and aryl halides. It is prepared by adding sodium acetate to a hot methanolic solution of dibenzylideneacetone and Na2(Pd2Cl6) It is stable in soolid state.