Benzothiazole Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Benzothiazole Properties


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Benzothiazole is an organosulfur compound. It is used in industry and research. A derivative of benzothiazole is the light-emitting component of luciferin, found in fireflies. Some dyes, such as thioflavin, and pharmaceutical drugs, such as riluzole, have benzothiazoles as a structural motif.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Yellow liquid
Boiling Point 227-228 °C
CAS Number 95-16-9
Density 1.238 g/ml
EINECS Number 202-396-2
HS Code 29342080
IUPAC Name 1,3-Benzothiazole
InChI 1S/C7H5NS/c1-2-4-7-6(3-1)8-5-9-7/h1-5H
Melting Point 2 °C
Molar Mass 135.19g/mol
Molecular Formula C7H5NS
RTECS Number DL0875000
Refractive n20/D 1.642
Solubility Slightly soluble
Synonyms 1-Thia-3-Azaindene;Benzo[d]thiazole;Benzosulfonazole