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Alfa Aesar™ Thiazole, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Thiazole
CAS 288-47-1
Molecular Formula C3H3NS
Formula Weight 85.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005315
UN Number UN1993
Beilstein 103852
Merck Index 14,9307
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AAL0997003

 
alfa aesar™
L09970-03
1g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0997006

 
alfa aesar™
L09970-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0997014

 
alfa aesar™
L09970-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 117° to 118°C
Melting Point −33°C
Quantity 1g
Flash Point 22°C (71°F)
Odor Unpleasant
Chemical Name or Material Thiazole
CAS 288-47-1
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C3H3NS
Formula Weight 85.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005315
UN Number UN1993
Beilstein 103852
Merck Index 14,9307
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H302-H319
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280f-P305+P351+P338
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective clothing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, N.O.S.
RTECS Number XJ1290000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Thiazole is used as a flavoring agent and in the preparation of dyes and rubber accelerators. It serves as a component of the vitamin thiamine (B1). It acts as a protected formyl group used in natural product synthesis. It reacts with alkyl lithium and Grignard’s reagent to prepare organometallic complexes. It is involved in the electrophilic aromatic substitution and nucleophilic aromatic substitution at C-5 and C-2 positions respectively. Further, it undergoes alkylation reaction to get thiazolium cation, which is used as a catalyst in the Stetter reaction and the Benzoin condensation. In addition to this, it is involved in the preparation of alagebrium.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol and ether. Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Air and light sensitive. Incompatible with acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, strong oxidizing agents and carbon dioxide.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280f-P305+P351+P338
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective clothing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

GHS H Statement
H225-H302-H319
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye irritation.