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A10187 4,4'-Bipyridine, 98%

CAS Number
553-26-4
Synonyms
4,4'-Bipyridyl
4,4'-Dipyridyl

4,4'-Bipyridine, 98%

MDL
MFCD00006416
EINECS
209-036-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H8N2
Formula Weight
156.19
Melting point
111-114°
Boiling Point
304-305°
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol, ether. Insoluble in water.

Applications

4,4'-Bipyridine is used in transition-metal complex catalyst chemistry for uniform polymerization, in luminescence chemistry and in spectrophotometric analysis. It plays an important role as a photosensitizer and luminescent material. It is also used as a precursor to paraquat viz. N,N'-dimethyl-4,4'-bipyridinium.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Literature References

Ohmura, T.; Morimasa, Y.; Suginome, M. Organocatalytic Diboration Involving “Reductive Addition” of a Boron-Boron ?-Bond to 4,4'-Bipyridine. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137 (8), 2852-2855.

Aniola, M.; Katrusiak, A. Conformational Conversion of 4,4'-Bipyridinium in a Hidden High-Pressure Phase. Cryst. Growth Des. 2015, 15 (2), 764-770.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H311-H315-H319-H335

Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P310-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P361-P363-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,3348
Beilstein
113176
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DW1760000

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