(4,4'-Di-tert-butyl-2,2'-bipyridine)bis[(2-pyridinyl)phenyl]iridium(III) Hexafluorophosphate


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(4,4'-Di-tert-butyl-2,2'-bipyridine)bis[(2-pyridinyl)phenyl]iridium(III) Hexafluorophosphate
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(4,4'-Di-tert-butyl-2,2'-bipyridine)bis[(2-pyridinyl)phenyl]iridium(III) Hexafluorophosphate Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C40H40F6IrN4P
Molecular Weight 913.95
Appearance Yellow crystalline solid or powder
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Storage Temperature 2-8 °C
Absorption λmax380 (CH2Cl2) (lit.)
Exact Mass 914.252 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 914.252 g/mol

(4,4'-Di-tert-butyl-2,2'-bipyridine)bis[(2-pyridinyl)phenyl]iridium(III) Hexafluorophosphate Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319
Hazard Codes Xi
Precautionary Statements P264-P280-P302+P352+P332+P313+P362+P364-P305+P351+P338+P337+P313
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 3
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About (4,4'-Di-tert-butyl-2,2'-bipyridine)bis[(2-pyridinyl)phenyl]iridium(III) Hexafluorophosphate

(4,4'-Di-tert-butyl-2,2'-bipyridine)bis[(2-pyridinyl)phenyl]iridium(III) Hexafluorophosphate, also known as [Ir(dtbbpy)(ppy)2]PF6, is an organometallic Iridium(III) complex used as photocatalyst. 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.

(4,4'-Di-tert-butyl-2,2'-bipyridine)bis[(2-pyridinyl)phenyl]iridium(III) Hexafluorophosphate Synonyms

Ir Photocatalyst, [4,4′-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-2,2′-bipyridine-N1,N1′]bis[2-(2-pyridinyl-N)phenyl-C]iridium(III) hexafluorophosphate, Bis[2-(2-pyridinyl)phenyl]iridium(1+) hexafluorophosphate - 4,4'-bis(2-methyl-2-propanyl)-2,2'-bipyridine (1:1:1), D4887, DZARMRZNOUWGQE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula [Ir(C18H24N2)(C11H8N)2]+PF6-
MDL Number MFCD28369259
EC No. N/A
Pubchem CID 44239994
IUPAC Name 4-tert-butyl-2-(4-tert-butylpyridin-2-yl)pyridine; iridium(3+); 2-phenylpyridine; hexafluorophosphate
SMILES CC(C)(C)C1=CC(=NC=C1)C2=NC=CC(=C2)C(C)(C)C.C1=CC=C([C-]=C1)C2=CC=CC=N2.C1=CC=C([C-]=C1)C2=CC=CC=N2.F[P-](F)(F)(F)(F)F.[Ir+3]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C18H24N2.2C11H8N.F6P.Ir/c1-17(2,3)13-7-9-19-15(11-13)16-12-14(8-10-20-16)18(4,5)6;2*1-2-6-10(7-3-1)11-8-4-5-9-12-11;1-7(2,3,4,5)6;/h7-12H,1-6H3;2*1-6,8-9H;;/q;3*-1;+3

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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