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A13939 p-Xylylene dibromide, 97%

CAS Number
623-24-5
Synonyms
1,4-Bis(bromomethyl)benzene
alpha,alpha'-Dibromo-p-xylene

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13939-09 10g 38.40
A13939-18 50g 171.00
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p-Xylylene dibromide, 97%

MDL
MFCD00000182
EINECS
210-781-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8Br2
Formula Weight
263.96
Melting point
144-148°
Boiling Point
245°
Density
2.012
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water (react), and toluene.

Applications

It is an important raw material and intermediate used in Organic Synthesis, Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals.

Notes

Incompatible with alcohols, bases, amines, oxidizing agents. Avoid moisture.

Literature References

Ken Tanaka; Tomoko Hori;Takuya Osaka; Keiichi Noguchi and Masao Hirano. Rhodium-Catalyzed Reactions of Dithiols and 1,4-Bis(bromomethyl)benzenes Leading To Enantioenriched Dithiaparacyclophanes. Org. Lett. 2007, 9 (23), 4881-4884.

Keiiti Sisido; Nobuo Kusano; Ryôzi Noyori; Yôko Nozaki; Masatosi Simosaka and Hitosi Nozaki. Polycondensation of xylylene dibromides by transition metals in water suspension. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: General Papers. 1963, 1 (6), 2101-2107.

Reductive coupling has been used in a relatively high-yielding route to [2,2]-p-cyclophanes: Chem. Lett., 13 (1989); J. Chem. Soc., Perkin 1, 2029 (1991). Used in template-directed synthesis of rigid cyclophane receptor: Synlett, 462 (1991). For use in rotaxane synthesis, see: Synlett, 8975 (1992).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318

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

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
1100019
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.99
TSCA
Yes

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