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79-08-3 - Bromoacetic acid, 98+% - A14403 - Alfa Aesar

A14403 Bromoacetic acid, 98+%

CAS Number
79-08-3
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 31.93
1000g 87.55
5000g 428.55
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Bromoacetic acid, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00002678
EINECS
201-175-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C2H3BrO2
Formula Weight
138.95
Melting point
44-49°
Boiling Point
207-209°
Flash Point
>110°(230°F)
Density
1.930
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive & Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol

Applications

Bromoacetic acid is used in organic synthesis and as an alkylating agent. It is also used as a biochemical for proteomics research. It is an important raw material and intermediate used in organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals, dyes and agrochemicals.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. It is hygroscopic in nature and sensitive to light and air. Handle and store under inert gas. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

E.A. Barnard.; W.D. Stein. The histidine residue in the active centre of ribonuclease: I. A specific reaction with bromoacetic acid. Journal of Molecular Biology. 1959, 1 (4-5), 339-349.

Philip J. Elving.; Isadore Rosenthal.; Marilyn Koll Kramer. Polarographic Behavior of Organic Compounds. IX. Iodoacetic Acid and the Bromoacetic Acids. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1951, 73 (4), 1717-1722.

Reaction with a dialkyl phosphite followed by an aldehyde has been used in a convenient one-pot synthesis of acrylic acids: J. Org. Chem., 46, 2514 (1981). For examples with reaction schemes, see Chloroacetic acid, A11482 and 2-Bromopropionic acid, A17569.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H311-H331-H317-H314-H400

Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Very toxic to aquatic life.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P261-P273-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1400
Beilstein
506167
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AF5950000

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