4,5-Diphenylimidazole is used as a precursor for azo dyes such as 2-(quinolylazo)-4,5-diphenylimidazole . It is also used to determine metal ions by spectrophotometrically. It acts as a chromogenic reagent.
Soluble in methanol.
Incompatible with strong acids.
|230° to 234°C|
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. 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.