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506-96-7 - Acetyl bromide, 98+% - A12485 - Alfa Aesar

A12485 Acetyl bromide, 98+%

CAS Number
506-96-7
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 23.04
100g 41.85
500g 139.93
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Acetyl bromide, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00000114
EINECS
208-061-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C2H3BrO
Formula Weight
122.95
Melting point
-96°
Boiling Point
75-77°
Flash Point
>75°(167°F)
Density
1.660
Refractive Index
1.4500
Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Miscible with ether, chloroform, benzene and acetone.

Applications

Acetyl Bromide is used as an acetylating agent in the synthesis of fine chemicals, agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals. It is also used as an intermediate for dyes. Further, it reacts with alcohols and amines to produce acetate esters and acetamides. In addition to this, it is involved in the synthetic process of the anti-HIV agent.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases and alcohols

Literature References

In the presence of ZnCl2, adds to a wide range of aldehydes, giving ɑ-bromoalkyl acetates: Helv. Chim Acta, 61, 2047, 2059, 2165 (1978); Synthesis, 593 (1978).

In combination with TFA, OH groups can be acetylated selectively in the presence of primary and secondary amines: J. Med. Chem., 16, 630 (1973); 17, 427 (1974); Synthesis, 249 (1975).

Fukushima, R. S.; Kerley, M. S.; Ramos, M. H.; Porter, J. H.; Kallenbach, R. L. Comparison of acetyl bromide lignin with acid detergent lignin and Klason lignin and correlation with in vitro forage degradability. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 2015, 201, 25-37.

Grabber, J. H.; Santoro, N.; Foster, C. E.; Elumalai, S.; Ralph, J.; Pan, X. Incorporation of Flavonoid Derivatives or Pentagalloyl Glucose into Lignin Enhances Cell Wall Saccharification Following Mild Alkaline or Acidic Pretreatments. BioEnerg. Res. 2015, 8 (3), 1391-1400.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318-H227

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

Precautionary Statements: P210-P260-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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 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. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,82
Beilstein
1697546
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AO5955000

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