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Alfa Aesar™ Benzhydryl bromide, 90+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzhydryl bromide
CAS 776-74-9
Molecular Formula C13H11Br
Formula Weight 247.14
MDL Number MFCD00000134
UN Number UN1770
Beilstein 638544
Synonym Bromodiphenylmethane; Diphenylmethyl bromide
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AAL0221114

 
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L0221114
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0221122

 
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L0221122
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0221136

 
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L0221136
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 247.14
Chemical Name or Material Benzhydryl bromide
TSCA TSCA
Molecular Formula C13H11Br
CAS 776-74-9
Beilstein 638544
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Boiling Point 183° to 185°C (20mmHg)
Quantity 25g
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Assay ≥90%
MDL Number MFCD00000134
UN Number UN1770
Synonym Bromodiphenylmethane; Diphenylmethyl bromide
Melting Point 36° to 41°C
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Odor Pungent
Health Hazard 3 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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: DIPHENYLMETHYL BROMIDE
RTECS Number PA5350000

Applications
Benzhydryl bromide is a halogenated building block. Benzhydryl group was preferred to the commoner benzyl to protect 2-nitrophenol in the Bartoli (vinyl Grignard) synthesis of 7-hydroxyindole. Protection was by reaction with the phenol in the presence of potassium carbonate in acetone; deprotection of the indole was by hydrogenolysis.

Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Notes
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases. It is sensitive to moisture. Protect from humidity and water. Store under dry inert gas.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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