Alfa Aesar™ (2-Carboxyethyl)triphenylphosphonium tribromide, 98+%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ L0055314
(2-Carboxyethyl)triphenylphosphonium tribromide; ge 98%; Alfa Aesar; 25g; FW: 575.09; HO2CCH2CH2P(C6H5)3Br3; MP: approx. 159; CAS: 55985-85-8Applications
(2-Carboxyethyl)triphenylphosphonium tribromide, is a fine chemical and pharmaceutical intermediate. It is a bromine transfer agent for selective α-bromination of ketones and ketone acetals in the presence of double bonds, activated aromatic rings, esters or another free enolic position.
It reacts with water. Soluble in THF (25 g/100 mL), dichloromethane, insoluble in alcohol.
Moisture, water Sensitive. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from oxidizing agents, bases. This reagent should be handled in a fume hood.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
GHS P Statement
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.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.