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18122 Sigma-Aldrich

1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate

for catalysis, ≥98.5% (T)

Synonym: BMIMPF6

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Properties

Related Categories Chemical Synthesis, Imidazolium, Ionic Liquids, Specialty Synthesis
grade   for catalysis
InChI Key   IXQYBUDWDLYNMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98.5% (T)
impurities   ≤0.02% water
refractive index   n20/D 1.41
density   1.38 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
anion traces   bromide (Br-): ≤10 mg/kg
  chloride (Cl-): ≤10 mg/kg
  nitrate (NO3-): ≤10 mg/kg
  phosphate (PO43-): ≤10 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤10 mg/kg

Description

Packaging

5, 50 g in glass bottle

Application

Ionic Liquids for Catalysis

General description

1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate is a high-purity ionic liquid (HPIL) with low water and halogen content, which makes it an effective solvent for transition-metal-catalyzed reactions. Some of its other advantageous properties include hydrophobicity and lack of vapor pressure.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Ionic Liquids for Catalysis

Ionic Liquids have been thoroughly investigated as solvents in most types of catalytic reactions.1–4 Their merit lies in the ease with which their physical–chemical properties can be tuned by varying...
Annegret Stark and Bernd Ondruschka
Chemfiles, Volume 5, Article 6
Keywords: Catalysis, Environmental, Esterifications, Hydroformylations, Hydrogenations, Isomerizations, Metathesis, Separation, Solvents, Substitutions

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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