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Alfa Aesar™ Bromoacetic acid, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Bromoacetic acid
CAS 79-08-3
Molecular Formula C2H3BrO2
Linear Formula BrCH2CO2H
Formula Weight 138.95g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002678
UN Number UN3425
Beilstein 506167
Merck Index 14,1400
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AAA144030B

 
alfa aesar™
A14403-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA144030I

 
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A14403-0I
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AAA1440330

 
alfa aesar™
A14403-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 44° to 49°C
Boiling Point 207° to 209°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Odor Pungent
Chemical Name or Material Bromoacetic acid
CAS 79-08-3
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C2H3BrO2
Linear Formula BrCH2CO2H
Formula Weight 138.95g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002678
UN Number UN3425
Beilstein 506167
Merck Index 14,1400
Solubility Information Soluble in water, alcohol
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H314-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and 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: BROMOACETIC ACID, SOLID
RTECS Number AF5950000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Bromoacetic acid is used in organic synthesis and as an alkylating agent. It is also used as a biochemical for proteomics research. It is an important raw material and intermediate used in organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals, dyes and agrochemicals.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. It is hygroscopic in nature and sensitive to light and air. Handle and store under inert gas. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong 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-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.