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Alfa Aesar™ 1,2-Dibromoethane, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 106-93-4
Molecular Formula C2H4Br2
Linear Formula BrCH2CH2Br
Formula Weight 187.87
MDL Number MFCD00000233
UN Number UN1605
Merck Index 14,3796
Synonym Ethylene dibromide
Chemical Name or Material 1,2-Dibromoethane
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A127660B
1000g N/A N/A  
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5000g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
1,2-dibromoethane is widely used as a bromine source in organic synthesis. It is utilized as a fumigant for treatment of logs for termites and beetles, for control of moths in beehives. It finds the application to make vinyl bromide, a precursor to some fire retardants. It is used as an intermediate in the preparation of dyes and pharmaceuticals. It is also used as a lead scavenger in antiknock mixtures added to gasolines.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, acetone, benzene, diethyl ether and ethyl acetate. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Special handling precautions required. View MSDS prior to purchase. MSDS are available online at www.alfa.com.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

106-93-4
BrCH2CH2Br
MFCD00000233
14,3796
1,2-Dibromoethane
C2H4Br2
187.87
UN1605
Ethylene dibromide

Specifications

132°C
1000g
C2H4Br2
187.87
UN1605
Ethylene dibromide
99%
9° to 10°C
106-93-4
BrCH2CH2Br
MFCD00000233
14,3796
1,2-Dibromoethane

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H350-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE

RTECSNumber : KH9275000

TSCA : TSCA