White Powder 2-Methylimidazole CAS No: 693-98-1
CAS NO : 693-98-1
Molecular formula : C4H6N
Molecular weight : 82.10
Properties : offwhite crystalline powder, with moisture absorbility, soluble in water and alcohol, hardly soluble in benzene, toxic, pungent and corrosive to skin and mucous membrane
Appearance : white to offwhite crystalline powder
Melting Point : 143.0~146.0°C
Water Content : 0.5%MAX
Assay : 99.0%(GC)MIN
1. Used to produce medicine intermediates such as metronidazole and dimetridazole.
2. Used as curing agent for epoxy resin and auxiliary agent for textile dyes.
3. Used in additive of foamed plastics.
2-Methylimidazole Usage And Synthesis
Chemical Properties white to light yellow crystalline powder
Usage Hardener or accelerator for epoxy
Usage 2-Methylimidazole is a monomethylated imidazole that can be used as a building block in the preparation of a wide range of biologically active compounds. 2-Methylimidazole as well as other imidazoles can be use as catalyst for refolding of enhanced coloured fluorescent protein. 2-Methylimidazole has been identified as a byproduct of fermentation and is detected in foods and mainstream and side-str eam tobacco smoke.