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75-62-7 - Bromotrichloromethane, 97% - A10824 - Alfa Aesar

A10824 Bromotrichloromethane, 97%

CAS Number
75-62-7
Synonyms

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100g 33.78
500g 104.03
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Bromotrichloromethane, 97%

MDL
MFCD00000783
EINECS
200-886-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
CBrCl3
Formula Weight
198.28
Melting point
-6°
Boiling Point
104-105°
Flash Point
None
Density
2.015
Refractive Index
1.5060
Solubility
Not miscible or difficult to mix in water.

Applications

Used in the bromination of benzylic positions under sunlamp irradiation. Employed as chain transfer agent for radical polymerization of methacrylates. It can also be employed as brominating reagent of active hydrogen compounds.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Protect against electrostatic charges.

Literature References

L R Pohl.; R V Branchflower.; R J Highet.; J L Martin.; D S Nunn.; T J Monks.; J W George.; J A Hinson. The formation of diglutathionyl dithiocarbonate as a metabolite of chloroform, bromotrichloromethane, and carbon tetrachloride. Drug Metabolism and Disposition. 1981, 9, (4), 334-339.

I.Glenn Sipes.; Gopal Krishna.; James R. Gillette. Bioactivation of carbon tetrachloride, chloroform and bromotrichloromethane: Role of cytochrome P-450. Life Sciences. 1977, 20, (9), 1541-1548.

Precursor of dichlorocarbene, which adds to double bonds under phase-transfer conditions to give cyclopropanes: Liebigs Ann. Chem., 297 (1990).

Bromine radical source. For use in the bromination of benzylic positions under sunlamp irradiation, see: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 82, 391 (1960); Synth. Commun., 6, 109 (1976).

Reacts with Hexamethyl­phosphorous triamide, A12571, to give the dichloromethylenephosphorane, which undergoes Wittig reaction with aldehydes to give 1,1-dichloroalkenes, giving better results than the CCl4/Ph3P combination: Tetrahedron Lett., 1237, 1239 (1977); Synthesis, 554 (1980).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H331-H302-H312-H315-H319

Toxic if inhaled. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P280h-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P310

Wear protective gloves/clothing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Other References

Beilstein
1732543
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.78
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
PA5400000

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