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Alfa Aesar™ 3,5-Bis(bromomethyl)toluene, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 3,5-Bis(bromomethyl)toluene
CAS 19294-04-3
Molecular Formula C9H10Br2
Formula Weight 277.99g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00182480
UN Number UN1759
Synonym alpha,alpha'-Dibromomesitylene
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AAA1800209

 
alfa aesar™
A18002-09
10g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1800218

 
alfa aesar™
A18002-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 64° to 67°C
Quantity 10g
Chemical Name or Material 3,5-Bis(bromomethyl)toluene
CAS 19294-04-3
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C9H10Br2
Formula Weight 277.99g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00182480
UN Number UN1759
Synonym alpha,alpha'-Dibromomesitylene
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
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 SOLIDS, N.O.S.

Applications
3,5-Bis(bromomethyl)toluene is used as an anastrazole intermediate for the preparation of medicines and other fine chemicals. It is used as letrozole intermediates which is an oral non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor for the treatment of hormonally-responsive breast cancer after surgery.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool, dry place in a well sealed container. Store away from oxidizing agents.

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
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.