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103-63-9 - (2-Bromoethyl)benzene, 98% - Phenethyl bromide - 2-Phenylethyl bromide - A12528 - Alfa Aesar

A12528 (2-Bromoethyl)benzene, 98%

CAS Number
103-63-9
Synonyms
Phenethyl bromide
2-Phenylethyl bromide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 24.39
500g 81.55
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(2-Bromoethyl)benzene, 98%

MDL
MFCD00000240
EINECS
203-130-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H9Br
Formula Weight
185.06
Melting point
-56°
Boiling Point
220-221°
Flash Point
89°(192°F)
Density
1.355
Refractive Index
1.5560
Solubility
Miscible with ether and benzene. Immiscible with water.

Applications

(2-Bromoethyl)benzene is used in the preparation of phenelzine by reacting with hydrazine. It is also used as a starting material to prepare various beta-phenethyl derivatives, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and fragrances. It finds application as a flame retardant.

Notes

Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Shukla, P.; Sharma, A.; Pallavi, B.; Cheng, C. H. Nickel-catalyzed reductive Heck type coupling of saturated alkyl halides with acrylates and oxabenzonorbornadiene. Tetrahedron 2015, 71 (15), 2260-2266.

Huang, Y. B.; Yan, L.; Chen, M. Y.; Guo, Q. X.; Fu, Y. Selective hydrogenolysis of phenols and phenyl ethers to arenes through direct C-O cleavage over ruthenium-tungsten bifunctional catalysts. Green Chem. 2015, 17 (5), 3010-3017.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P301+P312-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
507487
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.99
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
CY9032000

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