Agent Name

1,2-Dimethylimidazole

CAS Number

1739-84-0

Formula

C5-H8-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1H-Imidazole, 1,2-dimethyl-; Imidazole, 1,2-dimethyl- (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Imidazoles

Description

Solid; mp = 37-39 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes tremor and convulsions in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant (may cause eye injury); Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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