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6813-38-3 - 2,2'-Bipyridine-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid, 98% - 2,2'-Dipyridyl-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid - B22594 - Alfa Aesar

B22594 2,2'-Bipyridine-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid, 98%

CAS Number
2,2'-Dipyridyl-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 56.88
5g 207.00
25g 749.60
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2,2'-Bipyridine-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Insoluble in water. Soluble in common organic solvents.


2,2'-Bipyridine-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid is used as an organic chemical synthesis intermediate.


Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Md. K.Nazeeruddin; S.M.Zakeeruddin; R.Humphry-Baker; M.Jirousek; P.Liska; N.Vlachopoulos; V.Shklover; Christian-H. Fischer; M.Gratzel. Acid-base equilibria of (2,2‘-bipyridyl-4,4‘-dicarboxylic acid)ruthenium(II) complexes and the effect of protonation on charge-transfer sensitization of nanocrystalline titania. Inorg. Chem. 1999, 38,(26), 6298-6305.


Susan Anderson; Edwin C.Constable; Kenneth R.Seddon; Janet E.Turp; James E.Baggott; Michael J.Pilling. Preparation and characterisation of 2,2?-bipyridine-4,4?-disulphonic and -5-sulphonic acids and their ruthenium(II) complexes. Excited-state properties and excited-state electron-transfer reactions of ruthenium(II) complexes containing 2,2?-bipyridine-4,4?-disulphonic acid or 2,2?-bipyridine-4,4? dicarboxylic acid. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1985, (11), 2247-2261.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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