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Alfa Aesar™ 1,2-Dibromoethane, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 1,2-Dibromoethane
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
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AAA127660B

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alfa aesar™
A127660B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA127660I

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alfa aesar™
A127660I
5000g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 187.87
Synonym Ethylene dibromide
Health Hazard 2 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.
Chemical Name or Material 1,2-Dibromoethane
Boiling Point 132°C
Assay 99%
CAS 106-93-4
TSCA TSCA
Molecular Formula C2H4Br2
Linear Formula BrCH2CH2Br
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE
MDL Number MFCD00000233
Quantity 1000g
Melting Point 9° to 10°C
Health Hazard 3 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.
RTECS Number KH9275000
UN Number UN1605
Merck Index 14,3796
Health Hazard 1 Danger

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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.