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2-Bromo-p-xylene, 98+% - CAS 553-94-6 - Formula C8H9Br


Certificate of Analysis

2-Bromo-p-xylene, 98+%

CAS: 553-94-6 MDL: MFCD00000074  EINECS: 209-055-7
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Alternate Name: 2-Bromo-1,4-dimethylbenzene


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Chemical Properties

Formula: C8H9Br  Flash point: 79°(174°F)
Formula weight: 185.07  Density: 1.347
Melting point: 9-10° Refractive Index: 1.5510
Boiling point: 199-201° 

Literature References

In the presence of sodamide, undergoes displacement by nucleophiles, e.g. the anions of secondary amines, by a benzyne mechanism, to give dialkylamino derivatives in high yield: J. Org. Chem., 48, 4397 (1983).

Other References

Beilstein: 2040350
Harmonized Tariff Code:   2903.99

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H315-H319-H335-H227

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements : P210-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501A

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Harmful or Irritant

Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 36/37/38
Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Safety Phrases: 26-37
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable gloves.