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46667 Magnesium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide

CAS Number
Magnesium triflimide
Magnesium bis(trifluoromethanesulfonimide)

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
46667-MD 250mg 32.60
46667-03 1g 115.00
46667-06 5g 520.00
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Magnesium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
Insoluble in water.


Magnesium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide is a strong Lewis acid and used as a catalyst in organic synthesis. It is an electrolyte, which shows high anodic stability used in rechargeable magnesium batteries.


Hygroscopic. Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and active metals.

Literature References

Vardar, G.; Sleightholme, A. E. S.; Naruse, J.; Hiramatsu, H.; Siegel, D. J.; Monroe, C. W. Electrochemistry of Magnesium Electrolytes in Ionic Liquids for Secondary Batteries. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6 (20), 18033-18039.

Aubrey, M. L.; Ameloot, R.; Wiers, B. M.; Long, J. R. Metal-organic frameworks as solid magnesium electrolytes. Energy Environ. Sci. 2014, 7 (2), 667-671

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H335

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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