1,5-Dibromopentane is used in the preparation of 1,5-di-Grignard reagent and novel spirocyclic pyrrolidones. It acts as a growth supplement for Yarrowia lipolytica 3589, a tropical marine yeast. It is involved in the synthesis of N-alkylated piperidine as well as tetrydrothiopyran (thiane) by reaction with primary amine and sodium sulfide respectively.
Miscible with water, slightly miscible with chloroform and benzene.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : SA0320000
TSCA : TSCA