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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 187.87g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000233
UN Number UN1605
Merck Index 14,3796
Synonym Ethylene dibromide
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AAA127660B

 
alfa aesar™
A12766-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA127660I

 
alfa aesar™
A12766-0I
5000g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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.