3-Bromophenol acts as an enzyme inhibitor. It is used in the preparation of 3-bromophenyl ester by reaction with benzoyl chloride in presence of triethylamine as a catalyst. It plays an important role as an intermediate in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuff and in organic synthesis.
Soluble in water, alkali, ethanol, ether and chloroform. Slightly soluble in carbon tetra chloride.
Light and air sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
|28° to 32°C|
|235° to 236°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/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.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : SJ7874900
TSCA : TSCA