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473596 Sigma-Aldrich

5-Methyl-4-nitroimidazole

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assay   98%
mp   249 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   Cc1[nH]cnc1[N+]([O-])=O
InChI   1S/C4H5N3O2/c1-3-4(7(8)9)6-2-5-3/h2H,1H3,(H,5,6)
InChI key   WSYOWIMKNNMEMZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

5-Methyl-4-nitroimidazole, an imidazole derivative, is a heterocyclic NH-acid. Its nitration in the presence of acetic anhydride/glacial acetic acid has been studied.

Application

5-Methyl-4-nitroimidazole may be used in the following:
• To trap the reactive 1:1 intermediate formed during the reaction between triphenylphosphine and dibenzoylacetylene.
• As a starting reagent in the synthesis of pyrazole derivatives.
• Fabrication of zeolitic imidazolate frameworks (ZIFs).

Packaging

5 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
NI7562000

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