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Alfa Aesar™ 4-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 6232-88-8
Molecular Formula C8H7BrO2
Formula Weight 215.05
MDL Number MFCD00002567
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1862870
Synonym alpha-Bromo-p-toluic acid; 4-Carboxybenzyl bromide
Chemical Name or Material 4-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid
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L0337106
5g N/A N/A  
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AAL0337114 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0337114
25g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
4-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid acts as an intermediate in the synthesis of eprosartan, which is used as an antihypertensive agent. Further, it is used in the preparation of 5,10,15,20-tetra(m-hydroxyphenyl)chlorin (temoporfin), which is a second generation photosensitizer. In addition to this, it is used in the preparation of 4-(5-arylidene-2,4-dioxothiazolidin-3-yl) methylbenzoic acids.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with bases, amines and oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

6232-88-8
215.05
UN3261
alpha-Bromo-p-toluic acid; 4-Carboxybenzyl bromide
C8H7BrO2
MFCD00002567
1862870
4-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid

Specifications

6232-88-8
215.05
UN3261
1862870
5g
97%
C8H7BrO2
MFCD00002567
223° to 227°C
alpha-Bromo-p-toluic acid; 4-Carboxybenzyl bromide
4-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid

Safety and Handling

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

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
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 exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Danger

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

TSCA : TSCA