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A14309 5,6-Dichloro-2-mercaptobenzimidazole, 98%

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A14309-03 1g 116.00
A14309-06 5g 458.00
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5,6-Dichloro-2-mercaptobenzimidazole, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
ca 350° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Insoluble in water.


It is employed in the synthesis of 2?,3?-dideoxy and 2?,3?-unsaturated ribofuranonucleosides as potential antiviral agents.


Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Edward S. Lazer, Benzimidazole derivatives with atypical antiinflammatory activity.J. Med. Chem.,1987,30(4), 726-729.

Christophe Mathé, et al. Nucleoside analogues. Synthesis of 2?,3?-dideoxy and 2?,3?-unsaturated ribofuranonucleosides of 5,6-dichloro-2-mercaptobenzimidazole as potential antiviral agents.J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans.,1994,1(8), 1019-1024.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H315-H319-H332-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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