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1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride

≥99.0% (HPLC)

Synonym: BMIMCl

  • CAS Number 79917-90-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C8H15ClN2

  • Molecular Weight 174.67

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 6449277

  •  MDL number MFCD03095425

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329747885

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Properties

Related Categories Chemical Synthesis, Imidazolium ionic liquids, Ionic Liquids, Specialty Synthesis
InChI Key   FHDQNOXQSTVAIC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
assay   ≥99.0% (HPLC)
impurities   ≤0.2% water
mp   ~70 °C

Description

Application

Ionic Liquids for Catalysis

[BMIM]Cl in combination with glycerol forms an effective plasticizer with higher thermal stability, flexibility and tensile strength.

General description

1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride is a high-purity ionic liquid (HPIL) with low water content. It shows high cellulose-dissolving ability.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN2811 - class 6.1 - PG 3 - EHS - Toxic solids, organic, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
377.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
192 °C
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
15

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