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Alfa Aesar™ (2-Carboxyethyl)triphenylphosphonium tribromide, 98+%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L0055306

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Catalog No. AAL0055306

 

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Specifications

Description

(2-Carboxyethyl)triphenylphosphonium tribromide; ge 98%; Alfa Aesar; 5g; FW: 575.09; HO2CCH2CH2P(C6H5)3Br3; MP: approx. 159; CAS: 55985-85-8

Applications
(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.

Solubility
It reacts with water. Soluble in THF (25 g/100 mL), dichloromethane, insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
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.
Description & Specifications

Specifications

(2-Carboxyethyl)triphenylphosphonium tribromide
5g
≥98%
575.09
UN3261
≈159°C
55985-85-8
HO2CCH2CH2P(C6H5)3Br3
MFCD00051883
6262851

Chemical Identifiers

55985-85-8
575.09
UN3261
(2-Carboxyethyl)triphenylphosphonium tribromide
HO2CCH2CH2P(C6H5)3Br3
MFCD00051883
6262851

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.