2-Ethyl-4-methyl-1H-imidazole is a useful synthetic intermediate. It can be used as a building block for active ingredients as well as in epoxy curing. It is used as an intermediate for pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, dyes, textile auxiliaries, pigments and other organic chemicals.
Soluble in water (<210 g/1000 ml at 20°C).
Store in cool dry place in tightly closed container. With good ventilation. Store away from oxidizing agent.
|45° to 49°C|
|292° to 295°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : NI6147500
TSCA : TSCA