A solventless route to 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium fluoride hydrofluoride, [C2mim][F] x xHF.

The Journal of organic chemistry

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Rijksen C, Rogers RD. A solventless route to 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium fluoride hydrofluoride, [C2mim][F] x xHF. J Org Chem. 2008;73(14):5582-4.
The ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium fluoride hydrofluoride, [C2mim][F] x xHF, has been synthesized through a new, solventless route that excludes halogen metathesis. The byproducts are salts, alcohols, and carbon dioxide.