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Alfa Aesar™ 1-Bromo-2-methylpropane, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 1-Bromo-2-methylpropane
CAS 78-77-3
Molecular Formula C4H9Br
Formula Weight 137.02
MDL Number MFCD00000217
UN Number UN2342
Beilstein 1730915
Merck Index 14,5135
Synonym Isobutyl bromide
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AAB238540B

 
alfa aesar™
B238540B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2385430

 
alfa aesar™
B2385430
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 137.02
Chemical Name or Material 1-Bromo-2-methylpropane
TSCA TSCA
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C4H9Br
MDL Number MFCD00000217
CAS 78-77-3
UN Number UN2342
Melting Point −118°C
Beilstein 1730915
Merck Index 14,5135
Synonym Isobutyl bromide
Boiling Point 90° to 92°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 18°C (64°F)
Solubility Information Slightly soluble in water; Miscible with alcohol, ether
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: BROMOMETHYLPROPANES
RTECS Number TX4140000

Applications
1-Bromo-2-methylpropane is used as a synthetic reagent for the preparation of 1-ethyl-1,3-isobutylimidazolium bromide by reaction with 1-ethylimidazole.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water. Miscible with alcohol, ether.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
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.

GHS H Statement
H225-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.