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2,6-Difluorobenzyl bromide, 97+% - CAS 85118-00-9 - Formula C7H5BrF2


Certificate of Analysis

2,6-Difluorobenzyl bromide, 97+%

CAS: 85118-00-9 MDL: MFCD00000329  EINECS: 285-652-6
UN#:UN1759Hazard Class:8Packing Group:III
Alternate Name: alpha-Bromo-2,6-difluorotoluene


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Chemical Properties

Formula: C7H5BrF2  Flash point: >110°(230°F)
Formula weight: 207.02  Density: 1.600
Melting point: 49-53° 

Literature References

Reagent for protection of alcohols as 2,6-difluorobenzyl ethers which can be formed in the presence of Ba(OH)2 in DMF: Helv. Chim. Acta, 79, 1159 (1996). Unlike benzyl ethers, these are stable during cationic reactions. They can be cleaved by dissolving metal reduction (Ca/NH3): Chimia, 329 (1991).

Other References

Beilstein: 2083943
UN#: UN1759
Harmonized Tariff Code:   2903.99

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H314-H318

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements : P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501A

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/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. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.


Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 34
Causes burns.
Safety Phrases: 20-26-36/37/39-45-60
When using do not eat or drink. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible). This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.