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I3408

Sigma-Aldrich

Indole

≥99%

Synonym(s):
1H-Benzo[b]pyrrole
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H7N
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
117.15
Beilstein:
107693
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

bp

253-254 °C (lit.)

mp

51-54 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

c1ccc2[nH]ccc2c1

InChI

1S/C8H7N/c1-2-4-8-7(3-1)5-6-9-8/h1-6,9H

InChI key

SIKJAQJRHWYJAI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

  • Indole is a nitrogen-containing heterocycle used in the total synthesis of compounds such as goniomitine, (−)-isatisine A, and (±)-aspidospermidine.
  • It is used as an electron donor moiety in synthesizing dyes for organic photovoltaics.
  • It can also be used in the preparation of indole based conjugated small molecules for nonlinear optics applications.

Packaging

25, 100, 500 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

Skull and crossbonesEnvironment

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

249.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

121 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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