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A12437 2,7-Dibromofluorene, 98%

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Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12437-09 10g 77.30
A12437-14 25g 173.00
A12437-22 100g 500.00
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2,7-Dibromofluorene, 98%


Chemical Properties

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Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.


2,7-Dibromofluorene is used as a template for the N-carbazole capped oligofluorenes which show potential as hole-transporting materials for organic light emitting devices (OLEDs). It is also used in the synthesis of conjugated polymer, poly[9,9?-bis(6??-N,N,N-trimethylammonium)hexyl)fluorene-co-alt-4,7-(2,1,3-benzothiadiazole) dibromide] (PFBT), used in label-free DNA microarrays, in the preparation of blue photoluminescent unsymmetrically substituted polyfluorene and in the preparation of 2,7-dibromofluorene monomers containing benzyl ether dendrons (generations 1, 2 and 3) in the 9,9?-position of the fluorene ring, such as: 9,9-bis[(3,5-bis(benzyloxy)benzyloxy)methyl]-2,7-dibromofluorene, 9,9-bis[(3,5-bis(3,5-bis(benzyloxy)benzyloxy)benzyloxy)-methyl] 2,7-dibromo-fluorene, 9,9-bis[(3,5-bis(3,5-bis(3,5-bis(benzyloxy)benzyloxy)benzyloxy) benzyloxy)-methyl]-2,7-dibromofluorene.


Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Dirk Marsitzky.; Robert Vestberg.; Paul Blainey.; Beverly T. Tang.; Craig J. Hawker.; Kenneth R. Carter. Self-Encapsulation of Poly-2,7-fluorenes in a Dendrimer Matrix. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123 (29), 6965-6972.

Bin Liu.; Guillermo C Bazan. Synthesis of cationic conjugated polymers for use in label-free DNA microarrays. Nature Protocols. 2006, 1 (14), 1698-1702 .

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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