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Benzyl Bromide, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

$36.28 - $137.96

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzyl Bromide
CAS 100-39-0
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C7H7Br
Formula Weight 171.04g/mol
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AAA1353518

 
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A13535-18
50g Each for $36.28

AAA1353530

 
alfa aesar
A13535-30
250g Each for $137.96
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 1.438g/mL
Melting Point −4°C
Boiling Point 198° to199°C
Quantity 50g
Flash Point 87°C
Chemical Name or Material Benzyl Bromide
CAS 100-39-0
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C7H7Br
Formula Weight 171.04g/mol
Storage Note 1 Moisture sensitive

Applications
Benzyl bromide is widely useful in organic synthesis as a benzyl protecting group for alcohols and carboxylic acids. It is used in the preparation of foaming and frothing agents, quaternary ammonium compounds, peniclins, photographic chemicals, synthetic resins, dyes and plasticizers and esters. It is also involved in the synthesis of (E)-(2-Iodovinyl)benzene by reacting it with diiodomethane.

Solubility
Miscible with benzene, carbon tetrachloride, ethanol and ether.

Notes
Light and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with bases, alcohols, amines, oxidizing agents and corrodes steel.

Safety and Handling

Moisture sensitive