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Imidazole, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Imidazole
CAS 288-32-4
Molecular Formula C3H4N2
Formula Weight 68.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005183
UN Number UN2923
Beilstein 103853
Merck Index 14,4912
Synonym Glyoxaline
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 256°C
Melting Point 88° to92°C
Flash Point 145°C (293°F)
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Imidazole
CAS 288-32-4
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C3H4N2
Formula Weight 68.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005183
UN Number UN2923
Beilstein 103853
Merck Index 14,4912
Synonym Glyoxaline
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302;
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a;
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number NI3325000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Imidazole is used as a buffer in the range of pH 6.2-7.8. It is also an histamine antagonist. It acts as a chelator and forms complexes with various divalent cations. It is used as a corrosion inhibitor on certain transition metals such as copper. Its derivatives, like polybenzimidazole (PBI), act as fire retardants. It finds application in photography and electronics. Imidazole salts are used as ionic liquids and precursors to stable carbenes. Imidazole derivatives like ketoconazole, miconazole and clotrimazole are involved in the treatment of various systemic fungal infections. It is a part of the theophylline molecule, present in tea leaves and coffee beans, which stimulates the central nervous system.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol, ether, acetone, chloroform, pyridine and methanol. Slightly miscible with benzene and petroleum ether.

Notes
Incompatible with acids, acid anhydrides and strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a;
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/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.

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