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Alfa Aesar™ 6-Bromohexanoic acid, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 6-Bromohexanoic acid
CAS 4224-70-8
Molecular Formula Br(CH2)5CO2H
Formula Weight 195.06g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004422
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1749740
Synonym 6-Bromocaproic acid
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AAA1576122

 
alfa aesar™
A15761-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1576136

 
alfa aesar™
A15761-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 32° to 35°C
Boiling Point 165° to 170°C (20mmHg)
Quantity 100g
Flash Point 95°C (203°F)
Odor Odorless
Chemical Name or Material 6-Bromohexanoic acid
CAS 4224-70-8
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula Br(CH2)5CO2H
Formula Weight 195.06g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004422
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1749740
Synonym 6-Bromocaproic 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.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
6-Bromohexanoic acid is used in the preparation of N-acylsulfonamides, diarylthioethers and 2-lithio-1,3-dithian. It is widely used as an intermediate in organic synthesis.

Solubility
Soluble in methanol.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.Incompatible with strong 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.