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1,3-Didecyl-2-Methylimidazolium Chloride

  • Purity >98%
  • Product Nr.: RN-I-IL-0046-HP
  • CAS Nr.: [70862-65-6]
  • Sum formula: C24H47ClN2
  • Molecular weight: 399.10
  • Melting point: 160°C
  • Synonyms: DiDecMIM Cl

Product Overview

1,3-Didecyl-2-methylimidazolium chloride, often abbreviated as [DDMIM][Cl], is an ionic liquid consisting of a 1,3-didecyl-2-methylimidazolium cation and a chloride anion. This compound is known for its unique properties such as low volatility, high thermal stability, and excellent solubility in both organic and inorganic solvents. Due to these characteristics, [DDMIM][Cl] is valuable in a variety of industrial applications, particularly in catalysis, electrochemistry, and material science.

Key factor

Chemical Structure:

  • Cation: 1,3-Didecyl-2-methylimidazolium ([DDMIM]^+)
  • Anion: Chloride (Cl^-)

Physical Properties:

  • Low Volatility: Minimal vapor pressure, enhancing safety and environmental friendliness.
  • Thermal Stability: Can withstand high temperatures without decomposing.
  • Solubility: High solubility in various organic solvents and some inorganic solvents.

Ionic Conductivity: High ionic conductivity, beneficial for electrochemical applications.

Hydrophobicity: The long alkyl chains contribute to its hydrophobic nature, making it useful in non-aqueous systems.


  • Catalysis: Used as a solvent and catalyst in various organic reactions, enhancing reaction rates and selectivity.
  • Electrochemistry: Employed as an electrolyte in batteries, fuel cells, and electrochemical sensors due to its high ionic conductivity and stability.
  • Material Science: Utilized in the synthesis and stabilization of nanoparticles, polymers, and other advanced materials.
  • Separation Processes: Effective in liquid-liquid extraction and chromatography for separating complex mixtures.
  • Surfactants and Lubricants: Acts as a surfactant and high-performance lubricant in extreme conditions.


  • Low Volatility: Reduces the risk of evaporation and associated hazards, making it safer to handle.
  • Thermal and Chemical Stability: Reliable performance under harsh conditions, extending its range of applications.
  • High Solubility: Can dissolve a wide variety of compounds, enhancing its utility in chemical processes.
  • Ionic Conductivity: Suitable for use in electrochemical devices due to its high ionic conductivity.
  • Eco-Friendly: Lower environmental impact compared to traditional solvents, with potential for recyclability and reuse.


Rigorous quality control processes to ensure high purity and consistency. Continuous research and development to improve and expand product applications. Ability to provide tailored solutions to meet specific industrial requirements. Experienced team offering technical support and guidance for optimal product utilization. Commitment to environmentally responsible manufacturing practices.

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