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Iodomethane

contains copper as stabilizer, ReagentPlus®, 99.5%

Synonym: Methyl iodide

  • CAS Number 74-88-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) CH3I

  • Molecular Weight 141.94

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 969135

  •  EC Number 200-819-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00001073

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24857202

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Properties

grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor density   4.89 (vs air)
vapor pressure   24.09 psi ( 55 °C)
  7.89 psi ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   INQOMBQAUSQDDS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99.5%
contains   copper as stabilizer
refractive index   n20/D 1.531(lit.)
bp   41-43 °C(lit.)
mp   −64 (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 14 g/L at 20 °C
density   2.28 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

100, 4×100, 500 g in glass bottle

Application

Iodomethane has been used as a methylating agent to synthesize:
• N,N-dodecyl,methyl-polyethylenimine (PEI), a microbicidal polymer with potential application in microbicidal coatings.
• Methylated-pyridine derivatives that can be used as RNA-specific fluorescent probes for live cell imaging.

General description

Iodomethane is an alkyl halide commonly employed as methylating agent.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2644 6.1 / PGI
WGK Germany 
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Documents

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Certificate of Origin


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