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A10275 2-Bromoethanol, 97%

CAS Number
540-51-2
Synonyms
Ethylene bromohydrin
2-Hydroxyethyl bromide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A10275-14 25g 25.50
A10275-30 250g 120.00
A10275-0B 1000g 369.00
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2-Bromoethanol, 97%

MDL
MFCD00002827
EINECS
208-748-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C2H5BrO
Formula Weight
124.97
Melting point
-80°
Boiling Point
149-150°
Flash Point
>110°(230°F)
Density
1.762
Refractive Index
1.4930
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Light Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water, organic solvent and petroleum ether.

Applications

2-Bromoethanol is utilized in selective reduction of nitroarenes. It is used as a solvent and organic synthetic raw material. It finds application in the synthesis of 2-piperidin-1-yl-ethanol by reacting with piperidine. It is used in selective reduction of nitroarenes.

Notes

Light sensitive. Hygroscopic. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong acids, strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents, acid chlorides and acid anhydrides.

Literature References

Carboxylic acids protected as their 2-bromoethyl esters are readily deprotected by cleavage with sodium trithiocarbonate: Synthesis, 715 (1974). 2-Bromoethyl esters of amino acids have been cleaved by conversion with NaI (Finkelstein) to the corresponding iodo esters, followed by reductive cleavage with Zn in DMF: Chem. Ber., 112, 2145 (1979); Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 20, 894 (1981). See also Appendix 6.

Bao, J.; Tranmer, G. K. The utilization of copper flow reactors in organic synthesis. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51 (15), 3037-3044.

Davis, O. A.; Croft, R. A.; Bull, J. A. Synthesis of diversely functionalised 2, 2-disubstituted oxetanes: fragment motifs in new chemical space. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51 (84), 15446-15449.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H310-H314-H331

Toxic if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Toxic if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P262-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,3792
Beilstein
878140
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.59
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KJ8225000

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