Methyl viologen

CAS Registry Number®

1910-42-5
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CAS Name

Methyl viologen

Molecular Formula

C12H14N2.2Cl

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    175-180 °C
  • Density (1)

    1.25 g/cm3

Source(s)

  • (1) International Chemical Safety Cards data were obtained from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C12H14N2.2ClH/c1-13-7-3-11(4-8-13)12-5-9-14(2)10-6-12;;/h3-10H,1-2H3;2*1H/q+2;;/p-2

InChIKey

InChIKey=FIKAKWIAUPDISJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

SMILES

C[N+]=1C=CC(=CC1)C=2C=C[N+](C)=CC2.[Cl-]

Canonical SMILES

[Cl-].C=1C=[N+](C=CC1C=2C=C[N+](=CC2)C)C

Other Names for this Substance

  • 4,4′-Bipyridinium, 1,1′-dimethyl-, chloride (1:2)
  • 4,4′-Bipyridinium, 1,1′-dimethyl-, dichloride
  • 1,1′-Dimethyl-4,4′-bipyridinium dichloride
  • N,N′-Dimethyl-4,4′-bipyridinium dichloride
  • N,N′-Dimethyl-4,4′-dipyridylium dichloride

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

3765-78-4, 57593-74-5, 65982-50-5, 136338-65-3, 205105-68-6, 247050-57-3, 1235970-93-0