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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Methylimidazole, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 693-98-1
Molecular Formula C4H6N2
Formula Weight 82.11
MDL Number MFCD00005190
UN Number UN3259
Beilstein 1368
Chemical Name or Material 2-Methylimidazole
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A1706322
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Specifications

Description

Applications
2-Methylimidazole is used as a raw material for the preparation of nitroimidazole antibiotics, which is useful in combat anaerobic bacterial and parasitic infections. It acts as a ligand in coordination chemistry. It is also employed as a hardener or accelerator for epoxy resin and auxiliary agent for textile dyes. Further, it acts as a catalyst for refolding of enhanced colored fluorescent protein. It is also useful as a building block in the synthesis of biologically active compounds. In addition to this, it is used as an active pharmaceutical ingredient intermediate such as metronidazole and dimetridazole.

Solubility
Soluble in water and ethanol.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids, acid chlorides and acid anhydrides.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

693-98-1
82.11
UN3259
2-Methylimidazole
C4H6N2
MFCD00005190
1368

Specifications

693-98-1
82.11
UN3259
1368
100g
2-Methylimidazole
C4H6N2
MFCD00005190
267° to 268°C
142° to 144°C
155°C (311°F)
97%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: AMINES, SOLID, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : NI7175000

TSCA : TSCA