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16681-56-4 - 2-Bromoimidazole, 95% - H52553 - Alfa Aesar

H52553 2-Bromoimidazole, 95%

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1g 201.88
5g 788.98
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2-Bromoimidazole, 95%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Slightly soluble in water.


2-Bromoimidazole is used as an organic chemical synthesis intermediate.


Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and heat.

Literature References

Cuixiang Sun; Jason E.Camp; Steven M.Weinreb. Construction of β-haloenamides via direct copper-promoted coupling of lactams with 2-chloro and 2-bromo vinyliodides. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, (9),1779-1781


Kenneth L.Kirk; Wakatu Nagai; Louis A.Cohen. Photochemistry of diazonium salts. II. Synthesis of 2-fluoro-L-histidine and 2-fluorohistamine, and the halogen lability of 2-fluoroimidazoles. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1973, 95, (25),8389-8392

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318-H315-H302-H335

Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. Harmful if swallowed. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P310-P362-P301+P312-P312-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code


  • 00097

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  • 40511

    Silver casting grain, 1.6-6.35mm (0.063-0.25in), 99.9% (metals basis)
  • 42273

    Quartz tubing, fused, 18mm (0.709in) OD, 15mm (0.59in) ID
  • J61587

    MES, 1.0M buffer soln., pH 6.5
  • J60368

    Ammonium sulfate, 0.5M aq. soln.

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