4-Nitroimidazole Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

4-Nitroimidazole Properties


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4-Nitroimidazole is an imidazole derivative that contains a nitro group. Several derivatives of nitroimidazole constitute the class of nitroimidazole antibiotics that have been used to combat anaerobic bacterial and parasitic infections.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White powder
CAS Number 3034-38-6
Density 1.552 g/cm3
EINECS Number 221-224-7
HS Code 29332990
IUPAC Name 5-Nitro-1H-imidazole
InChI 1S/C3H3N3O2/c7-6(8)5-2-1-4-3-5/h1-3H
Melting Point 303 °C
Molar Mass 113.07 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H3N3O2
RTECS Number NI7892000
Synonyms 1H-Imidazole,5-nitro-;4-Nitroimidazole;5-Nitro-1H-imidazole