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98% Chloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)2H-imidazol-2-ylidene]gold(I)
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(2N) 99% Chloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)2H-imidazol-2-ylidene]gold(I)
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(2N5) 99.5% Chloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)2H-imidazol-2-ylidene]gold(I)
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(3N) 99.9% Chloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)2H-imidazol-2-ylidene]gold(I)
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(3N5) 99.95% Chloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)2H-imidazol-2-ylidene]gold(I)
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Chloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)2H-imidazol-2-ylidene]gold(I) Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C21H24AuClN2
Molecular Weight 536.85
Appearance white to off-white crystals or powder
Melting Point >300 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 536.12937
Monoisotopic Mass 536.12937

Chloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)2H-imidazol-2-ylidene]gold(I) Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes Xi
Precautionary Statements P231-P222-P305+P351+P338-P403+P233-P422-P501
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport

About Chloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)2H-imidazol-2-ylidene]gold(I)

Chloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)2H-imidazol-2-ylidene]gold(I) is one of numerous organometallic gold catalysts 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. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

Chloro[1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)2H-imidazol-2-ylidene]gold(I) Synonyms

[(IMes)AuCl], Chloro(1,3-dimesityl-1H-imidazol-2(3H)-ylidene)aurate(I), 1,3-Bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)imidazol-2-ylidene gold(I) chloride, [1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)imidazol-2-ylidene]-chlorogold

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula C21H24AuClN2
MDL Number MFCD11656059
EC No. N/A
Pubchem CID 71310802
IUPAC Name [1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)imidazol-2-ylidene]; chlorogold
SMILES CC1=CC(=C(C(=C1)C)N2C=CN(C2=[Au]Cl)C3=C(C=C(C=C3C)C)C)C
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C21H24N2.Au.ClH/c1-14-9-16(3)20(17(4)10-14)22-7-8-23(13-22)21-18(5)11-15(2)12-19(21)6;;/h7-12H,1-6H3;;1H/q;+1;/p-1

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.

Related Elements


Chlorine is a Block P, Group 17, Period 3 element. Its electron configuration is [Ne]3s23p5. The chlorine atom has a covalent radius of 102±4 pm and its Van der Waals radius is 175 pm. Chlorine ModelIn its elemental form, chlorine is a yellow-green gas. Chlorine is the second lightest halogen after fluorine. It has the third highest electronegativity and the highest electron affinity of all elements, making it a strong oxidizing agent. It is rarely found by itself in nature. Chlorine was discovered and first isolated by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in 1774. It was first recognized as an element by Humphry Davy in 1808.


See more Gold products. Gold (atomic symbol: Au, atomic number: 79) is a Block D, Group 11, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 196.966569. The number of electrons in each of Gold's shells is 2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 1 and its electron configuration is [Xe]4f142 5d10 6s1. Gold Bohr ModelThe gold atom has a radius of 144 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 217 pm. Gold was first discovered by Early Man prior to 6000 B.C. In its elemental form, gold has a metallic yellow appearance. Gold is a soft metal and is usually alloyed to give it more strength.Elemental Gold It is a good conductor of heat and electricity, and is unaffected by air and most reagents. It is one of the least reactive chemical elements. Gold is often found as a free element and with silver as a gold-silver alloy. Less commonly, it is found in minerals as gold compounds, usually with tellurium.


See more Nitrogen products. Nitrogen is a Block P, Group 15, Period 2 element. Its electron configuration is [He]2s22p3. Nitrogen is an odorless, tasteless, colorless and mostly inert gas. It is the seventh most abundant element in the universe and it constitutes 78.09% (by volume) of Earth's atmosphere. Nitrogen was discovered by Daniel Rutherford in 1772.

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