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Alfa Aesar™ Bromomethyl methyl ether, tech. 90%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Bromomethyl methyl ether
CAS 13057-17-5
Purity Grade Technical Grade
Molecular Formula BrCH2OCH3
Formula Weight 124.97g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000171
UN Number UN1992
Beilstein 1730853
Synonym BMME; Methoxymethyl bromide
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AAL0983706

 
alfa aesar™
L09837-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0983714

 
alfa aesar™
L09837-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 86° to 87°C
Quantity 5g
Flash Point 26°C (78°F)
Odor Pungent
Chemical Name or Material Bromomethyl methyl ether
CAS 13057-17-5
Purity Grade Technical Grade
Assay 90%
Molecular Formula BrCH2OCH3
Formula Weight 124.97g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000171
UN Number UN1992
Beilstein 1730853
Synonym BMME; Methoxymethyl bromide
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H351-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Suspected of causing cancer.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing 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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Bromomethyl methyl ether is used as reagent for protection of OH groups as their methoxymethyl (MOM) ethers. It is used in enantiocontrolled synthesis of intermediate containing carbons 18 to 35 of the macrocyclic immunosuppressant FK-506. It was used in the synthesis of 1-methoxymethyl-4-tritylthio-2-azetidinone.

Solubility
Sparingly soluble in water.

Notes
Moisture Sensitive. Store at 4°C. Do not store together with acids. Store away from water and strong bases. Incompatible with acids, bases, moisture, heat and oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing 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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H226-H351-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Suspected of causing cancer.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2° to 8°C