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Alfa Aesar™ 4-(Bromomethyl)benzonitrile, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 4-(Bromomethyl)benzonitrile
CAS 17201-43-3
Molecular Formula C8H6BrN
Formula Weight 196.05g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001829
UN Number UN2923
Beilstein 636717
Synonym alpha-Bromo-p-tolunitrile; 4-Cyanobenzyl bromide
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B20641-06
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 113° to 117°C
Quantity 5g
Chemical Name or Material 4-(Bromomethyl)benzonitrile
CAS 17201-43-3
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C8H6BrN
Formula Weight 196.05g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001829
UN Number UN2923
Beilstein 636717
Synonym alpha-Bromo-p-tolunitrile; 4-Cyanobenzyl bromide
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H314-H318-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
4-(Bromomethyl)benzonitrile is used in the synthesis of ligands containing a chelating pyrazolyl-pyridine group with a pendant aromatic nitrile. It is also useful in the preparation of 4-[(2H-tetra-zol-2-yl)methyl]benzonitrile by reaction with 2H-tetrazole in the presence of potassium hydroxide.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform and methanol. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Moisture and light sensitive. Store in a cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong acids and bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H314-H318-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.