Ionic Liquids -
Solutions for Your Success


Ionic Liquids are discussed as high-potential solutions with significant efficiency improvements in a broad range of application segments

  • in chemical reactions and separation processes
  • in metal deposition processes
  • as hydraulic fluid and lubricant
  • in dissolving and processing cellulose
  • as polymer additives (antistatic)
  • as electroytes in electronic devices


BASF, the world´s leading chemical company, offers easy access to a range of products with a great variety of properties. You should talk to us when evaluating your possibilities to use ionic liquids. Our expert team around the globe will help you to implement ionic liquids technologies to your processes and products with the high level support you need.


Visual: Basionics


BASF increases capacity for Higher Carboxylic Acids

July 11, 2019





Broad Basionics™ Portfolio - Meeting Your Requirements


Based on a broad expertise in chemical processing, BASF has developed the Basionics portfolio of Ionic Liquids offering a variety of properties. Imidazolium salts are a main focus in this product line. Our production capacities in several multi-product plants ensure flexibility, reliable supply and global availability.

Short name Basionics™ Product name CAS-No.
EMIM ClST 801-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride65039-09-0
EMIM EtOSO3LQ 011-Ethyl-3-methyl imidazolium ethylsulfate342573-75-5
EMIM DCAVS 031-Ethyl-3-methyl imidazolium dicyanamide370865-89-7


The data contained in this publication is based on our current knowledge and experience. In view of the many factors that may affect processing and application of our product, the data does not relieve processors from carrying out their own investigations and tests; neither does the data imply any guarantee of certain properties, nor the suitability of the product for a specific purpose. Any descriptions, drawings, photographs, data, proportions, weights etc. given herein may change without prior information and do not constitute the agreed contractual quality of the product.


It is the responsibility of the recipient of our products to ensure that any proprietary rights and existing laws and legislation are observed.


The safety data given in this publication is for information purposes only and does not constitute a legally binding Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). The relevant MSDS can be obtained upon request from your supplier or you may contact BASF directly at


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