1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Tetrachloroferrate

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1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Tetrachloroferrate Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C8H15Cl4FeN2
Molecular Weight 336.867
Appearance Yellow to deep green liquid
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density 1.37 g/mL
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 336.931 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 334.934 g/mol

1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Tetrachloroferrate Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319
Hazard Codes N/A
Precautionary Statements P264-P280-P302+P352+P332+P313+P362+P364-P305+P351+P338+P337+P313
RTECS Number N/A
Harmonized Tariff Code 2933.29
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
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About 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Tetrachloroferrate

1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Tetrachloroferrate is a magnetic ionic liquid and one of numerous organometallic compounds manufactured by American Elements under the trade name AE Organometallics™. Organometallics are useful reagents, catalysts, and precursor materials with applications in thin film deposition, industrial chemistry, pharmaceuticals, LED manufacturing, and others. American Elements supplies organometallic compounds in most volumes including bulk quantities and also can produce materials to customer specifications. Most materials can be produced in high and ultra high purity forms (99%, 99.9%, 99.99%, 99.999%, and higher) and to many standard grades when applicable including Mil Spec (military grade), ACS, Reagent and Technical Grades, Pharmaceutical Grades, Optical, Semiconductor, and Electronics Grades. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Tetrachloroferrate Synonyms

1-Butyl-3-methyl-1H-imidazol-3-ium tetrachloroferrate(III); 1-butyl-3-methylimidazol-3-ium iron chloride; 1-butyl-3-methylimidazol-3-ium iron tetrachloride; C8H15N2.Cl4Fe

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula C8H15N2•FeCl4
MDL Number MFCD08276298
EC No. N/A
Pubchem CID 11674455
IUPAC Name 1-butyl-3-methylimidazol-3-ium; tetrachloroiron(1-)
SMILES CCCCN1C=C[N+](=C1)C.Cl[Fe-](Cl)(Cl)Cl
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C8H15N2.4ClH.Fe/c1-3-4-5-10-7-6-9(2)8-10;;;;;/h6-8H,3-5H2,1-2H3;4*1H;/q+1;;;;;+3/p-4

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

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