Zinc phthalocyanine

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CAS#: 14320-04-8

Description: Zinc phthalocyanine complexes show photosensitizing properties. Phthalocyanines show significant Π−Π interactions and easy formation of H aggregates.

Chemical Structure

Zinc phthalocyanine
CAS# 14320-04-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 462429
Name: Zinc phthalocyanine
CAS#: 14320-04-8
Chemical Formula: C32H16N8Zn
Exact Mass: 576.0789
Molecular Weight: 576.0789
Elemental Analysis: C, 66.51; H, 2.79; N, 19.39; Zn, 11.31

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Synonym: Zinc phthalocyanine; ZnPc

IUPAC/Chemical Name: A name could not be generated for this structure.


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C32H16N8.Zn/c1-2-10-18-17(9-1)25-33-26(18)38-28-21-13-5-6-14-22(21)30(35-28)40-32-24-16-8-7-15-23(24)31(36-32)39-29-20-12-4-3-11-19(20)27(34-29)37-25;/h1-16H;/q-2;+2

SMILES Code: [N-]12[Zn+2]34[N-]5C6=NC(C7=CC=CC=C87)=[N]3C8=NC1=C(C=CC=C9)C9=C2N=C%10[N]4=C(C%11=CC=CC=C%10%11)N=C5C%12=CC=CC=C6%12

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 576.0789 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1: Abimbola Ogunsipe, et al. Solvent effects on the photochemical and fluorescence properties of zinc phthalocyanine derivatives. Journal of Molecular Structure 650 (2003) 131–140.

2: NthapoSehlotho, et al. Zinc phthalocyanine photocatalyzed oxidation of cyclohexene. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical Volume 219, Issue 2, 16 September 2004, Pages 201-207.