2-Bromotoluene was used in the synthesis of (±)-isocomene. Suzuki coupling of 2-bromotoluene with phenylboronic acid using palladium nanoparticles supported on alumina-based oxides as catalyst has been reported. 2-Bromotoluene is used in manufacturing pharmaceuticals (especially for nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs; Meclofenamic acid, Mefenamic acid) and other organic compounds
Soluble in alcohol, ether, acetone, and ethanol. Insoluble in water.
Hygroscopic. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents. Store at 4°C.
|179° to 181°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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.
RTECSNumber : XS7965500
TSCA : TSCA