Imidacloprid

  • 1-((6-Chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl)-N-nitro-4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-amine
  • 1H-Imidazol-2-amine, 4,5-dihydro-1-((6-chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl)-N-nitro
  • Admire
  • Merit
  • Premise
  • Confidor
Formula
C9H10ClN5O2
Structure
Description
Colorless crystals.
Uses
Used as an insecticide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
105827-78-9
R 20 22
RTECS
NI3191950
Merck
12,4946
Beilstein/Gmelin
5444268
Beilstein Reference
6-24
EPA OPP
129099
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H10ClN5O2
Formula mass
255.66
Melting point, °C
144
Boiling point, °C
442.3
Vapor pressure, mmHg
5.1E-8 (25 C)
Density
1.59 g/cm3
Solubility in water
0.026 g/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
13.22 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.199

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Safety glasses and gloves.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 

Transport.