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39931 Sigma-Aldrich

1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate

for catalysis, ≥98.5% (HPLC)

Synonym: BMIMBF4

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Properties

Related Categories Chemical Synthesis, Imidazolium ionic liquids, Ionic Liquids, Specialty Synthesis
grade   for catalysis
InChI Key   LSBXQLQATZTAPE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98.5% (HPLC)
impurities   ≤0.05% water
refractive index   n20/D 1.52
density   1.21 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
anion traces   bromide (Br-): ≤25 mg/kg
  chloride (Cl-): ≤25 mg/kg
  nitrate (NO3-): ≤25 mg/kg
  phosphate (PO43-): ≤10 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤25 mg/kg

Description

Packaging

5, 50 g in glass bottle

Application

1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate has been used as a solvent for the synthesis of zinc sulfide (ZnS) nanoparticles in the absence stabilizing agents or capping agents. It can also be used as an extractant for the removal of dibenzothiophene (DBS) from liquid fuels via extractive desulfurization.

Ionic Liquids for Catalysis

General description

1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate is a high-purity ionic liquid (HPIL) with low water and halogen content.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3082 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
550.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
288 °C

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Protocols & Articles

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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

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