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crystalline powder

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>280 °C (lit.)


organic solvents: soluble
organic solvents: soluble

Orbital energy

HOMO 6.1 eV 
LUMO 4.5 eV 

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  • Max. Luminance: 17200 Cd/m2

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  • Max. Luminance: 7000 Cd/m2
  • Turn-On Voltage: <5 V

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  • Max. Luminance: 4000 Cd/m2
  • Turn-On Voltage: <5 V

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We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product has been enhanced for energy efficiency. Find details here.
Fullerene-C60 (C60, 99.5%) belongs to the class of carbonaceous materials. It is approximately 0.7 nm in diameter. It is a hollow, icosahedrally-shaped, closed-cage structure consisting of 60 sp2 hybridized carbon atoms which can be utilized for the preparation of novel carbon nanomaterials.


C60 has a broad range of applications which include catalysis, optical materials, polymer modification, solar cells, fuel cells, lubricants, cosmetics, and biomedical applications.
It can be used for a variety of alternative energy applications, which include lithium-ion batteries, organic photovoltaic cells (OPVs), heterojunction solar cells, polymeric photodetectors, photodiodes, and photocatalysis.


1, 5 g in glass bottle


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Eye Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids



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Not applicable

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Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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Fullerene applications in fuel cells: A review.
Coro J, et al.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(40), 17944-17959 (2016)
Fullerene-based materials as new support media in heterogeneous catalysis by metals.
Coq Bernard, et al.
Applied Catalysis A: General, 173(2), 175-183 (1998)
Medicinal applications of fullerenes.
Bakry R, et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 2(4), 639-639 (2007)
Fullerene derivatives: an attractive tool for biological applications.
Bosi S, et al.
European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 38(11-12), 913-923 (2003)
Distribution and biomarkers of carbon-14-labeled fullerene C60 ([14C (U)] C60) in female rats and mice for up to 30 days after intravenous exposure
Sumner SJ, et al.
Journal of Applied Toxicology (2015)


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