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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
MDL Number MFCD00004168
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1745543
Merck Index 14,1421
Synonym 2-Bromo-2-methylpropionic acid
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AAA1585414

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alfa aesar™
A1585414
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1585422

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A1585422
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1585436

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alfa aesar™
A1585436
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 167
Boiling Point 198° to 200°C
Quantity 25g
Assay 98%
MDL Number MFCD00004168
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.
Chemical Name or Material 2-Bromoisobutyric acid
TSCA TSCA
Melting Point 42° to 46°C
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Molecular Formula C4H7BrO2
CAS 2052-01-9
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1745543
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.

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.