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A17779 4,7-Dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline, 98%

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A17779-01 0.25g 36.60
A17779-03 1g 80.40
A17779-06 5g 306.00
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4,7-Dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in benzene and alcohol. Slightly soluble in water.


4,7-Dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline acts as an intermediate in synthetic chemistry and dyestuff field. It is also used as an organic bidentate ligand and form complexes with metal for detection. Further, it plays an important role in colorimetric sensors, coordination polymer, ionochromism and luminescence.


Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and acids.

Literature References

Murai, M.; Takami, K.; Takai, K. Iridium-Catalyzed Intermolecular Dehydrogenative Silylation of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds without Directing Groups. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21 (12), 4566-4570.

Carter, K. P.; Kalaj, M.; Cahill, C. L. Probing the Influence of N-Donor Capping Ligands on Supramolecular Assembly in Molecular Uranyl Materials. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 2016 (1), 126-137.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-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: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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