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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Bromoisobutyric acid, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Bromoisobutyric acid
CAS 2052-01-9
Molecular Formula C4H7BrO2
Formula Weight 167.00g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004168
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1745543
Merck Index 14,1421
Synonym 2-Bromo-2-methylpropionic acid
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AAA1585414

 
alfa aesar™
A15854-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1585422

 
alfa aesar™
A15854-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1585436

 
alfa aesar™
A15854-36
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 42° to 46°C
Boiling Point 198° to 200°C
Quantity 25g
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Chemical Name or Material 2-Bromoisobutyric acid
CAS 2052-01-9
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C4H7BrO2
Formula Weight 167.00g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004168
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1745543
Merck Index 14,1421
Synonym 2-Bromo-2-methylpropionic acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H317
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe 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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
2-Bromoisobutyric acid is used in the synthesis of dextran macroinitiator for atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) by partial esterification of hydroxyl group of the polysaccharide. The multifunctional silica colloids were prepared by coating them with 2-bromo-2-methylpropionic acid stabilized quantum dots.

Solubility
Soluble in alcohol and ether. Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe 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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H317
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.