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27318-90-7 - 1,10-Phenanthroline-5,6-dione, 98% - H55747 - Alfa Aesar

H55747 1,10-Phenanthroline-5,6-dione, 98%

CAS Number

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250mg 49.60
1g 152.00
5g 660.00
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1,10-Phenanthroline-5,6-dione, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
260° dec.
Insoluble in water.


1,10-Phenanthroline-5,6-dione is a Bifunctional quinone oxidant which, when used in conjunction with Zn2+ catalysts, is used to affect the aerobic oxidation of secondary amines to a variety of value added motifs, including indoles.


Store in a cool and dark place. Store away from incompatible materials such as oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Charles A. Goss.; Hector D. Abruna. Spectral, electrochemical and electrocatalytic properties of 1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione complexes of transition metals. Inorg. Chem. 1985, 24 (25), 4263-4267.

Q. Wu.; M. Maskus.; F. Pariente.; F. Tobalina.; V. M. Fernández.; E. Lorenzo.; H. D. Abruña. Electrocatalytic Oxidation of NADH at Glassy Carbon Electrodes Modified with Transition Metal Complexes Containing 1,10-Phenanthroline-5,6-dione Ligands. Anal. Chem. 1996, 68 (20),3688-3696.

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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