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Alfa Aesar™ 4-Bromomethyl-3-nitrobenzoic acid, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 4-Bromomethyl-3-nitrobenzoic acid
CAS 55715-03-2
Molecular Formula C8H6BrNO4
Formula Weight 260.05g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00216575
UN Number UN3261
Synonym alpha-Bromo-3-nitro-p-toluic acid
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AAB2525503

 
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B25255-03
1g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 128° to 133°C
Quantity 1g
Chemical Name or Material 4-Bromomethyl-3-nitrobenzoic acid
CAS 55715-03-2
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C8H6BrNO4
Formula Weight 260.05g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00216575
UN Number UN3261
Synonym alpha-Bromo-3-nitro-p-toluic acid
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 SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

Applications
4-Bromomethyl-3-nitrobenzoic acid is used as a reactant in the synthesis of 4-bromomethyl-3-nitrobenzoic acid succinimide ester, 4-((2-(hydroxymethyl)phenyl amino)methyl)-3-nitrobenzoic acid, 4-(2-hydroxyethylmercaptylmethyl)-3-nitrobenzoic acid. It is also used as a thiol photo-deprotection reagent, a starting material in the synthesis of 2H-indazole based library using parallel solution-phase methods.

Solubility
Soluble in DMF and dichloromethane. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in a cool, dry conditions, in well sealed conditions. Store away from oxidizing agents, bases.

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.