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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 24.80
A10275-30 250g 115.00
A10275-0B 1000g 355.00
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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: H300-H310-H330-H314-H318

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

Precautionary Statements: P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P405-P501a

IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor 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. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,3792
Beilstein
878140
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.59
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KJ8225000

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