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Benzyl bromide, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 100-39-0
Molecular Formula C7H7Br
Formula Weight 171.04
MDL Number MFCD00000172
UN Number UN1737
Beilstein 385801
Merck Index 14,1128
Synonym alpha-Bromotoluene
Chemical Name or Material Benzyl bromide
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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

100-39-0
171.04
UN1737
14,1128
Benzyl bromide
C7H7Br
MFCD00000172
385801
alpha-Bromotoluene

Specifications

100-39-0
1.438
Liquid
1000g
C7H7Br
171.04
Moisture Sensitive
385801
alpha-Bromotoluene
99%
1.5750
−4°C
198° to 199°C
87°C(189°F)
Pungent, Makes Eyes Water
MFCD00000172
UN1737
14,1128
Benzyl bromide

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H314-H335-H227-H319
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Combustible liquid.
Causes serious eye irritation.

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
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: BENZYL BROMIDE

RTECSNumber : XS7965000

TSCA : TSCA