Agent Name

N,N'-Carbonyldiimidazole

CAS Number

530-62-1

Formula

C7-H6-N4-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Oxomethylenebis(N-imidazole); Carbonyl diimidazole; Carbonyldiimidazole; Diimidazol-1-yl ketone; N,N'-Carbonylbis(imidazole); 1,1'-Carbonylbis-1H-imidazole; 1H-Imidazole, 1,1'-carbonylbis-; Imidazole, 1,1'-carbonyldi- (8CI); Methanone, di-1H-imidazol-1-yl-; [ChemIDplus] Di-1H-imidazol-1-ylmethanone; [Merck Index] 1,1'-Carbonyldiimidazole; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3263

Category

Imidazoles

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make peptides; [Merck Index]

Comments

Hydrolyzed by water evolving carbon dioxide; [Merck Index] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, basic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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