1-n-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate is used as a solvent in headspace gas chromatography and countercurrent chromatography, as mobile and stationary phases. It is widely used in organic synthesis, extraction technologies, electochemistry and biphasic organometallic catalysis.
Miscible with dichloromethane, chloroform, ethyl acetate. Immiscible with water, diethyl ether and hexane.
Hygroscopic. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|8° to 10°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.