1,8-Dibromooctane is used as an additive in the preparation poly[[4,8-bis[(2-ethylhexyl)oxy]benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]dithiophene-2,6-diyl][3-fluoro-2-[(2-ethylhexyl)carbonyl]thieno[3,4-b]thiophenediyl]]:[6,6]-phenylC71-butyric acid methyl ester, which finds application in the fabrication of organic photovoltaics (OPVs). Further, it is used in the preparation of (1,4-bis-(8-bromooctyloxy)-benzene).
Immiscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
|15° to 16°C|
|270° to 272°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
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.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA : TSCA