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99011-02-6 - Imiquimod, 99% - J63990 - Alfa Aesar

J63990 Imiquimod, 99%

CAS Number

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100mg 99.20
1g 294.58
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Imiquimod, 99%


Chemical Properties

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Soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide and dimethyl formamide. Slightly soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol.


Imiquimod is a caspase 3 activator which acts as an immunomodulator and displays antiviral and anti-tumor activity. It is a patient-applied cream used for the treatment of genital warts and basal cell carcinoma. It is also used to cure actinic keratosis on the face and scalp. It belongs to a group of drugs called immune response modifiers, which work by activating the immune system to fight abnormal skin growth.


Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Arits, A., Nelemans, P.; Smeets, N. K. Response to ‘Photodynamic therapy versus topical imiquimod versus topical fluorouracil for treatment of superficial basal-cell carcinoma: a single blind, non-inferiority, randomised controlled trial: a critical appraisal’. Br. J. Dermatol. 2015, 172 (1), 11-12.

Kono, T.; Biswas, G.; Fall, J.; Mekata, T.; Hikima, J. I.; Itami, T.; Sakai, M. Adjuvant effects of poly I: C and imiquimod on the immunization of kuruma shrimp (Marsupenaeus japonicus) with a recombinant protein, VP28 against white spot syndrome virus. Aquaculture 2015, 446, 236-241.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H315-H319-H335

Toxic if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. 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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