(S)-BINAP Dichlororuthenium Complex

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95% (S)-[2,2′-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1′-binaphthyl]dichlororuthenium
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(S)-[2,2'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1'-binaphthyl]dichlororuthenium Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C44H32Cl2P2Ru
Molecular Weight 794.66
Appearance Orange Powder
Melting Point > 300 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 796.056 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 796.056 g/mol

(S)-[2,2'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1'-binaphthyl]dichlororuthenium Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes Xi
Precautionary Statements P261-P305 + P351 + P338
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 3

About (S)-[2,2'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1'-binaphthyl]dichlororuthenium

(S)-[2,2'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1'-binaphthyl]dichlororuthenium is 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. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

(S)-[2,2'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1'-binaphthyl]dichlororuthenium Synonyms

(S)-BINAP dichlororuthenium complex, Dichloro[(S)-(-)-2,2'-bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1'-binaphthyl]ruthenium(II), (S)-[1,1′-Binaphthalene]-2,2′-diylbis[diphenylphosphine]ruthenium complex, [(1S)-[1,1′-Binaphthalene]-2,2′-diylbis[diphenylphosphine-κP]]dichloro-ruthenium, [1-(2-diphenylphosphanylnaphthalen-1-yl)naphthalen-2-yl]-diphenylphosphane ruthenium(3+) dichloride

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula RuCl2(C44H32P2)
MDL Number MFCD01073794
EC No. N/A
Pubchem CID 44629904
IUPAC Name dichlororuthenium; [1-(2-diphenylphosphaniumylnaphthalen-1-yl)naphthalen-2-yl]-diphenylphosphanium
SMILES C1=CC=C(C=C1)[PH+](C2=CC=CC=C2)C3=C(C4=CC=CC=C4C=C3)C5=C(C=CC6=CC=CC=C65)[PH+](C7=CC=CC=C7)C8=CC=CC=C8.Cl[Ru]Cl
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C44H32P2.2ClH.Ru/c1-5-19-35(20-6-1)45(36-21-7-2-8-22-36)41-31-29-33-17-13-15-27-39(33)43(41)44-40-28-16-14-18-34(40)30-32-42(44)46(37-23-9-3-10-24-37)38-25-11-4-12-26-38;;;/h1-32H;2*1H;/q;;;+2

Packaging Specifications

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