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Alfa Aesar™ Azobenzene, 97+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Azobenzene
CAS 103-33-3
Molecular Formula C12H10N2
Formula Weight 182.23
MDL Number MFCD00003022
UN Number UN3077
Merck Index 14,917
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AAA1042522

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alfa aesar™
A1042522
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1042536

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alfa aesar™
A1042536
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 182.23
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H350-H341-H373-H302-H332
May cause cancer.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Merck Index 14,917
TSCA TSCA
Molecular Formula C12H10N2
RTECS Number CN1400000
Chemical Name or Material Azobenzene
MDL Number MFCD00003022
CAS 103-33-3
UN Number UN3077
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P261-P281-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
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.
Melting Point 65° to 69°C
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Boiling Point 293°C
Quantity 100g
Assay ≥97%
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.

Applications
Azobenzene is used to construct photoswitch tethered ligands to turn protein activity on and off. It is also used to increase the extracellular or intracellular concentration of active molecules to study the mechanism of action of sympathetic and parasympathetic neuromediators.

Solubility
Soluble in alcohol, ether, benzene and glacial acetic acid. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store at 4°C. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Air and light sensitive.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P261-P281-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
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.

GHS H Statement
H350-H341-H373-H302-H332
May cause cancer.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.