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Sigma-Aldrich

Tetrabutylammonium cyanide

95%

Linear Formula:
(CH3CH2CH2CH2)4N(CN)
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
268.48
Beilstein:
3598808
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

95%

mp

89-92 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

[C-]#N.CCCC[N+](CCCC)(CCCC)CCCC

InChI

1S/C16H36N.CN/c1-5-9-13-17(14-10-6-2,15-11-7-3)16-12-8-4;1-2/h5-16H2,1-4H3;/q+1;-1

InChI key

KRRBFUJMQBDDPR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Tetrabutylammonium cyanide (TBACN) can be used as a source of cyanide ion for colorimetric studies.
It can be employed as a reactant in the preparation of:
  • Tetrabutylammonium fluoride (TBAF), which can be used to remove silyl ether protecting groups.
  • Rhenium-based single-chain magnets, (DMF)4MReCl4(CN)2 (M = Mn, Fe, Co, Ni).
  • Phosphorescent blue light-emitting anionic iridium complexes.

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

Skull and crossbonesEnvironment

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 1 Dermal - Acute Tox. 2 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 2 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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