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Sigma-Aldrich

1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate

≥97.0% (HPLC/T)

Synonym(s):
EMIMBF4
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H11BF4N2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
197.97
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

≥97.0% (HPLC/T)

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.41
n20/D 1.413 (lit.)

bp

>350 °C (lit.)

mp

15 °C (lit.)

density

1.294 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

F[B-](F)(F)F.CCn1cc[n+](C)c1

InChI

1S/C6H11N2.BF4/c1-3-8-5-4-7(2)6-8;2-1(3,4)5/h4-6H,3H2,1-2H3;/q+1;-1

InChI key

CUNYTRQQXKCRTJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate is a room temperature ionic liquid (RTIL).

Application

The enzymatic resolution of homophenylalanine ester to form enantiomeric homophenylalanine can be performed using 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate as a reaction medium.

Other Notes

Air- and water-stable liquid electrolyte (m.p. 15°C)

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Hazard Statements

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Protocols

Enzymatic Reactions in Ionic Liquids

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