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30148-21-1 - Ethyl 1-methylimidazole-2-carboxylate, 95% - 1-Methylimidazole-2-carboxylic acid ethyl ester - H61185 - Alfa Aesar

H61185 Ethyl 1-methylimidazole-2-carboxylate, 95%

CAS Number
1-Methylimidazole-2-carboxylic acid ethyl ester

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5g 81.00
25g 600.00
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Ethyl 1-methylimidazole-2-carboxylate, 95%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Soluble in dichloromethane, ether, ethyl acetate and methanol.


Ethyl 1-methylimidazole-2-carboxylate is used as a synthetic intermediate for solid phase synthesis of polyamides containing imidazole.


Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Eldon E. Baird.; Peter B. Dervan. Solid Phase Synthesis of Polyamides Containing Imidazole and Pyrrole Amino Acids. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118 (26), 6141-6146.

François-Moana Gautier.; Simon Jones.; Stephen J. Martin. Asymmetric reduction of ketimines with trichlorosilane employing an imidazole derived organocatalyst. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2009, 7 (2), 229-231.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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