21-Crown-7 is an organic compound with the formula [C2H4O]7 and the IUPAC name of 1,4,7,10,13,16,19-heptaoxacycloheneicosane. Like other crown ethers, 21-crown-7 functions as a ligand for some metal cations with a particular affinity for caesium cations. The point group of 21-crown-7 is S7. The dipole moment of 21-crown-7 varies in different solvents and under different temperatures.
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|Molar mass||g·mol−1 308.371|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).