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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Bromobutane, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Bromobutane
CAS 78-76-2
Molecular Formula C4H9Br
Linear Formula CH3CHBrCH2CH3
Formula Weight 137.03
MDL Number MFCD00000156
UN Number UN2339
Beilstein 505949
Merck Index 14,1554
Synonym sec-Butyl bromide
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AAA150690B

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A150690B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1506930

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A1506930
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 137.03
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Percent Range 98%
Molecular Formula C4H9Br
UN Number UN2339
Synonym sec-Butyl bromide
Boiling Point 91° to 92°C
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Odor Pleasant
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: 2-BROMOBUTANE
Health Hazard 3 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.
Chemical Name or Material 2-Bromobutane
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 13°C (55°F)
Beilstein 505949
RTECS Number EJ6228000
CAS 78-76-2
Melting Point −112°C
MDL Number MFCD00000156
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Linear Formula CH3CHBrCH2CH3
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Merck Index 14,1554

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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