Colorless, prism-shaped crystals. Imidazole is an organic Buffer used in a formulation for dressing Leather. It is also used as a Pesticide to control fabric eating insects. Imidazole kills by inhibiting metabolic functions.
Synonyms and Related Terms
glyoxalin; glyoxaline; 1,3-diazole; iminazole; miazole; 1,3-diaza-2,4-cyclopentadiene
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Physical and Chemical Properties
Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, chloroform, pyridine. Slightly soluble in benzene.
|Melting Point||90-91 C|
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 68.08|
|Boiling Point||257 C|
Resources and Citations=
- H.van Soest, T.Stambolov, T. Hallebeek "Conservation Of Leather" Studies in Conservation 29:21-31, 1984.
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- The Merck Index, Susan Budavari (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Whitehouse Station, NJ, 12th Edition, 1996 Comment: entry 4948