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Publicly Available Published by De Gruyter December 8, 2011

A greener, halide-free approach to ionic liquid synthesis

  • Jamie L. Ferguson , John D. Holbrey , Shieling Ng , Natalia V. Plechkova , Kenneth R. Seddon , Alina A. Tomaszowska and David F. Wassell

Conventionally, ionic liquids with anions generated from simple organic acids are prepared following a metathetic procedure from a halide salt, usually a chloride. Here, we describe an efficient means of generating hydroxide solutions of the cations of interest, allowing many ionic liquids to be produced by simple acid–base reactions, completely avoiding the use of halides.


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