1,2,3-Benzotriazole is a powerful corrosion inhibitor used in a wide range of industries such as automotive, aerospace, and electronics. Its unique chemical properties make it effective in protecting metal surfaces from rust and deterioration. By using this product, you can extend the lifespan of your equipment and reduce maintenance costs.
CAS Number: 95-14-7
Chemical Formula: C₆H₈N₃
Average Molar Mass: Approximately 119.15 g/mol
Density: 1.36 g/cm³
Appearance: 1,2,3-Benzotriazole is a white to off-white crystalline powder.
Applications and Uses:
Corrosion Inhibitor: It is widely used as a corrosion inhibitor for metals, especially copper and its alloys, in industrial and commercial applications, including cooling systems and aircraft deicing fluids.
Antioxidant: It serves as an antioxidant, protecting various materials, such as fuels, plastics, and oils, from oxidative degradation.
Copper Plating Additive: Used in electroplating processes as an additive to enhance the quality and appearance of copper-plated surfaces.
Photographic Chemical: Formerly used in photographic development processes.
Intermediate: Serves as an intermediate in the synthesis of various chemicals, including dyes and pharmaceuticals.
Storage and Handling Guidelines:
Store 1,2,3-Benzotriazole in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and incompatible materials.
Keep containers tightly sealed to prevent moisture absorption and contamination.
Follow any specific storage instructions provided by the manufacturer or supplier.
Avoid inhalation of dust and minimize skin and eye contact.
Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling the substance.
Store away from acids, strong oxidizers, and reducing agents.
1,2,3-Benzotriazole is generally considered to have low toxicity.
Avoid ingestion, inhalation, or skin/eye contact with the substance in its solid form.
In case of skin or eye contact, rinse thoroughly with water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.
Use in a well-ventilated area or wear respiratory protection if exposure to dust or vapors is a concern.
Read and follow all safety data sheet (SDS) instructions and recommendations provided by the manufacturer or supplier.