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74-96-4 - Bromoethane, 98% - Ethyl bromide - A12804 - Alfa Aesar

A12804 Bromoethane, 98%

CAS Number
74-96-4
Synonyms
Ethyl bromide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 14.04
500g 29.10
2500g 98.00
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Bromoethane, 98%

MDL
MFCD00000232
EINECS
200-825-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C2H5Br
Formula Weight
108.97
Melting point
-119°
Boiling Point
37-39°
Flash Point
-23°(-9°F)
Density
1.461
Refractive Index
1.4235
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, ether, chloroform and organic solvents.

Applications

Bromoethane is used in organic synthesis for the introduction of ethyl group. It is widely used as solvent, as an anesthetic in medicine and as a refrigerant. It is an important component of antiknock fluid in gasoline. It is also also used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals like vitamin A as well as in the manufacture of flame retardants.

Notes

Light sensitive. Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, magnesium, potassium, calcium, sodium oxides, aluminum, zinc and alkali metals.

Literature References

Sarzyński, D.; Gola, A. A.; Dryś, A.; Brudnik, K.; Jodkowski, J. T. Kinetic study of the reaction of chlorine atoms with bromoethane and D-bromoethane in the gas phase. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2011, 509 (4-6), 114-118.

Zhu, J.; Zhang, Y.; Tian, M.; Liu, J. Fabrication of a Mixed Matrix Membrane with in Situ Synthesized Quaternized Polyethylenimine Nanoparticles for Dye Purification and Reuse. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2015, 3 (4), 690-701.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H351-H302-H332

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Suspected of causing cancer. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P201-P261-P280-P281-P240-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,3771
Beilstein
1209224
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KH6475000

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