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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Mercaptobenzimidazole, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Mercaptobenzimidazole
CAS 583-39-1
Molecular Formula C7H6N2S
Formula Weight 150.20g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00466107
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 119867
Merck Index 14,1082
Synonym Benzimidazole-2-thiol
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AAA183500E

 
alfa aesar™
A18350-0E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1835022

 
alfa aesar™
A18350-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1835036

 
alfa aesar™
A18350-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 305° to 310°C
Quantity 2500g
Flash Point >250°C (487°F)
Chemical Name or Material 2-Mercaptobenzimidazole
CAS 583-39-1
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C7H6N2S
Formula Weight 150.20g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00466107
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 119867
Merck Index 14,1082
Synonym Benzimidazole-2-thiol
Solubility Information Soluble in alcohol
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number DE1050000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
2-Mercaptobenzimidazole is used as an antidegradant. It is utilized for protecting rubber from oxidation. It is also employed as an intermediate in the preparation of rabeprazole. Further, it finds application in anti-leprosy drugs in medicine. In addition to this, it is used as a copper plating brightener.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.