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1,1'-Bi-2-naphthol (18531-99-2, 602-09-5, 18531-94-7)
1,1'-Bi-2-naphthol (BINOL) is an organic compound that is often used as a ligand for transition-metal catalysed asymmetric synthesis. BINOL has axial chirality and the two enantiomers can be readily separated and are stable toward racemisation. The specific rotation of the two enantiomers is +/- 35.5° (c=1 in THF).