Chemical name:

(1,3-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)-4-((4-ethyl-4-methylpiperazin-1-ium-1-yl)methyl)imidazolidin-2-ylidene)dichloro(2-isopropoxybenzylidene)ruthenium(II) chloride

Product number: AS2061

CAS number: 1799947-97-9

Patent number: PCT/EP2013/053967

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Catalyst developed to be deposited on SBA-15. Provides high turn over numbers in heterogeneous RCM leading to small and medium rings. High stability allows realization of continuous flow process.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula:


Molecular weight:

887.47 g/mol

Physical state:




Handling information

High stability allows catalyst handling on air.

Storage information

Long-term storage (>1 week):

Store under inert gas in a cold place (recommended temp. 2 - 8 °C).

Short-term storage (<1 week):

Store under inert gas at ambient temperature.

Additional references

  • T. K. Olszewski, M. Bieniek, K. Skowerski “Ruthenium-Based Complexes Bearing Quarternary Ammonium Tags as Versatile Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis: From the Discovery to Practical Applications” Org. Process Res. Dev., 24, 2, 125-145, (2020).
  • G. Szczepaniak, A. Ruszczyńska, K. Kosiński, E. Bulska, K. Grela “Highly efficient and time economical purification of olefin metathesis products from metal residues using an isocyanide scavenger” Green Chemistry, 20(6), 1280-1289, (2018).

  • H. Balcar, N. Zilkova, M. Kubu, M. Polasek, J. Zednik “Metathesis of cardanol over ammonium tagged Hoveyda-Grubbs type catalyst supported on SBA-15” Catal. Today, 304, 127-134, (2018).

  • A. Chołuj, A. Zieliński, K. Grela, M. J. Chmielewski “Metathesis@MOF: Simple and Robust Immobilization of Metathesis Catalysts inside (Al)MIL-101-NH2” ACS Catal., 6, 6343-6349, (2016).

  • K. Skowerski, J. Pastva, S. J. Czarnocki, J. Janoscova “Exceptionally Stable and Efficient Solid Supported Hoveyda-​Type Catalyst” Org. Process Res. Dev., 19, 7, 872-877, (2015).

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