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A12528 (2-Bromoethyl)benzene, 98%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12528-22 100g 27.80
A12528-36 500g 94.20
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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: H227-H302-H319

Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P264b-P270-P280-P301+P312-P305+P351+P338-P312-P315-P330-P353-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get immediate medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. Rinse skin with water/shower. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
507487
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.99
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
CY9032000

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