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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Bromobutane, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 78-76-2
Molecular Formula CH3CHBrCH2CH3
Linear Formula CH3CHBrCH2CH3
Formula Weight 137.03
MDL Number MFCD00000156
UN Number UN2339
Beilstein 505949
Merck Index 14,1554
Chemical Name or Material 2-Bromobutane
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A150690B
1000g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
2-Bromobutane is utilized in the synthesis of non-nucleosides. It is used as a solvent as well as an intermediate in organic synthesis. It is an important raw material used to prepare Grignard reagent by reacting with magnesium. Further, it reacts with hydrocyanic acid to prepare sodium salt to get (+-)-sec-butyl cyanide. It is an important raw material used to prepare Grignard reagent by reacting with magnesium.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol and ether. Immiscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, magnesium, sodium, sodium oxides and potassium.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

78-76-2
CH3CHBrCH2CH3
MFCD00000156
505949
2-Bromobutane
CH3CHBrCH2CH3
137.03
UN2339
14,1554

Specifications

78-76-2
91° to 92°C
13°C (55°F)
Pleasant
C4H9Br
137.03
UN2339
14,1554
2-Bromobutane
−112°C
1000g
Liquid
98%
CH3CHBrCH2CH3
MFCD00000156
505949
sec-Butyl bromide
98%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H225-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P273
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Avoid release to the environment.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: 2-BROMOBUTANE

RTECSNumber : EJ6228000

TSCA : TSCA