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Imidazole

ACS reagent, ≥99% (titration)

Synonym: 1,3-Diaza-2,4-cyclopentadiene, Glyoxaline

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Quality Level   PREMIUM
grade   ACS reagent
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99% (titration)
impurities   ≤0.2% water
ign. residue   ≤0.1%
pH   9.5-11.0 (25 °C, 5% in H2O)
pKa (25 °C)   6.95
bp   256 °C(lit.)
mp   88-91 °C(lit.)
cation traces   Fe: ≤0.001%

Description

Application

Excellent for buffers in the range of pH 6.2-7.8

Packaging

100, 500 g in glass bottle

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Hazard Codes (Europe) 
T
Risk Statements (Europe) 
Safety Statements (Europe) 
53-26-36/37/39-45
RIDADR 
UN 3263 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
NI3325000
Flash Point(F) 
293 °F
Flash Point(C) 
145 °C

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Determination of Water Content in Imidazole Using Karl Fischer Titration

Nitrogen compounds, acid amides and weakly basic amines (heterocyclenes) give no problems. They can be titrated according to the standard procedures. Strongly basic amines alter the pH value and must...
Keywords: Titrations

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Non-benzimidazole containing inhibitors of respiratory syncytial virus. Pryde DC, Tran TD, Gardner I, et al. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 23(3), 827-33, (2013)

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Imidazole-induced contractility of vascular smooth muscle cells in the presence of U-73122, ODQ, indomethacin and 7-nitroindazole. Wiciński M, Grześk G, Malinowski B, et al. Pol. J. Vet. Sci. 16(2), 293-7, (2013)

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Heme exporter FLVCR1a regulates heme synthesis and degradation and controls activity of cytochromes P450. Vinchi F, Ingoglia G, Chiabrando D, et al. Gastroenterology 146(5), 1325-38, (2014)

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Organic-inorganic hybrids of imidazole complexes of zinc (II) for catalysts in the glycerolysis of urea. Kim DW and Park DW J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 14(6), 4632-8, (2014)

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Merck 14,4912

Beil. 23,V,4,191

Fieser 1,492 / Fieser 2,220

Aldrich MSDS 1, 1083:B / Corp MSDS 1 (1), 1973:D / FT-IR 2 (3), 3503:B / FT-IR 1 (2), 611:D / FT-NMR 1 (3), 75:B / IR-Spectra (3), 1217:G / IR-Spectra (2), 1060:E / NMR-Reference 2 (2), 484:D / RegBook 1 (2), 2351:A / Sax 6, 1605 / Sigma FT-IR 1 (2), 648:C / Structure Index 1, 371:D:6 / Vapor Phase 3, 1483:C

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