2-Methylimidazole Zinc Salt


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2-Methylimidazole Zinc Salt
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2-Methylimidazole Zinc Salt Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C8H10N4Zn
Molecular Weight 229.6
Appearance White powder
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density 0.35 g/cm3 (bulk)
Bulk Density 0.35 g/cm3
Average Particle Size 4.9 %micro;m
Specific Surface Area 1300-1800 m2/g (BET)
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 226.02 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 226.02 g/mol
Charge N/A

2-Methylimidazole Zinc Salt Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H302-H314
Hazard Codes C
Risk Codes 22-34
Safety Statements 25-36/37/39-45
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3263 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 3

About 2-Methylimidazole Zinc Salt

2-Methylimidazole Zinc Salt (ZIF 8) is a zinc imidazolium compound capable of forming metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) at 100 °C. Its extremely high surface area makes it ideal for use in catalysis, gas adsorption, and sensors. American Elements can produce most materials in high purity and ultra high purity (up to 99.99999%) forms and follows applicable ASTM testing standards; a range of grades are available including Mil Spec (military grade), ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade, Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade, Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia). We can also produce materials to custom specifications by request, in addition to custom compositions for commercial and research applications and new proprietary technologies. Typical and custom packaging is available, as is additional research, technical and safety (MSDS) data. Please contact us above for information on specifications, lead time and pricing.

2-Methylimidazole Zinc Salt Synonyms

ZIF-8, Basolite, Zinc 2-methylimidazole MOF, 1H-Imidazole, 2-methyl-, zinc salt (2:1), Zinc bis(2-methylimidazol-1-ide), Basolite Z1200

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula C8H10N4Zn
MDL Number MFCD10567011
EC No. 620-954-7
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 87663345
IUPAC Name zinc; 2-methylimidazol-3-ide
SMILES CC1=NC=C[N-]1.CC1=NC=C[N-]1.[Zn+2]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2C4H5N2.Zn/c2*1-4-5-2-3-6-4;/h2*2-3H,1H3;/q2*-1;+2

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements


See more Zinc products. Zinc (atomic symbol: Zn, atomic number: 30) is a Block D, Group 12, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 65.38. The number of electrons in each of zinc's shells is 2, 8, 18, 2, and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s2. Zinc Bohr ModelThe zinc atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 210 pm. Zinc was discovered by Indian metallurgists prior to 1000 BC and first recognized as a unique element by Rasaratna Samuccaya in 800. Zinc was first isolated by Andreas Marggraf in 1746. In its elemental form, zinc has a silver-gray appearance. It is brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable at 100 °C to 150 °C.Elemental Zinc It is a fair conductor of electricity, and burns in air at high red producing white clouds of the oxide. Zinc is mined from sulfidic ore deposits. It is the 24th most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common metal in use (after iron, aluminum, and copper). The name zinc originates from the German word "zin," meaning tin.


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