2-Methylimidazole is an organic compound that is structurally related to imidazole with the chemical formula CH3C3H2N2H. It is a white or colorless solid that is highly soluble in polar organic solvents. It is a precursor to a range of drugs and is a ligand in coordination chemistry.
2- methyl imidazole
Chinese alias: 2- methyl -1H- imidazole; 2- methyl -1,3- azo; 2- methyl GH;
English Name: 2-Methylimidazole
English aliases: Denka CN 25; 1H-Imidazole, 2-methyl-; Epikure MI 2; Actiron 2MI; Epicure MI 2;
Molecular formula: C4H6N2
Molecular weight: 82.10380
Precise quality: 82.05310
Appearance and character: transparent to yellow solid.
Density: 1.062 g/cm3
Melting point: 142-143 °C (lit.)
Boiling point: 267-268 °C (lit.)
Flash point: 155 °C
Refractive index: 1.523
Store conditions: Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Vapor pressure: <1 mm Hg (0 °C)
Signal word: danger
Hazard statement: H302; H314; H351; H360
Warning statements: P201; P280; P303 + P361 + P353; P304 + P340 + P310; P305 + P351 + P338; P308 + P313
Package level: III
Risk category: 8
Customs Code: 2933290090
Dangerous goods transportation Code: UN 3259 8/PG 2
Danger category code: R22; R34
Safety instructions: S26-S36/37/39-S45-S25
Dangerous goods sign: C
This product is the intermediate of feed growth promoter dimethylazole and metronidazole. It is also the curing agent of epoxy resin and other resins. As a medium temperature curing agent for epoxy resin, it can be used alone, but it is mainly used as a curing accelerator for powder molding and powder coating.