Alfa Aesar™ 2-Mercapto-5-methylbenzimidazole, 98%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A1119214
2-Mercapto-5-methylbenzimidazole is used as an additive in liquid paraffin. And also used in electrochemical techniques, corrosion inhibitors for steel under highly acidic conditions and pointed out that the effectiveness of the heterocyclic compound can be intimately associated to its molecular structure.
Insoluble in water.
Hygroscopic. Store away from strong oxidizing agents. Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory 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.
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.
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