Imidazole, 99%, Alfa Aesar™


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A10221.36

IMIDAZOLE, 99% 500G

UNSPSC: 12352005

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 288-32-4 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 500g

Product Code. 11449562

Quantity Price
1 £ 40.7 / 500g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 06-03-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Imidazole
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C3H4N2
Formula Weight 68.08
MDL Number MFCD00005183
Synonym Glyoxaline

Specification

Formula Weight 68.08
Quantity 500g
Density 1.03g/mL
Boiling Point 256°C
Melting Point 88° to 92°C
Flash Point 145°C
Chemical Name or Material Imidazole
EINECS Number 206-019-2
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C3H4N2
MDL Number MFCD00005183
CAS 288-32-4
Synonym Glyoxaline

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.