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78-76-2 - 2-Bromobutane, 98% - sec-Butyl bromide - A15069 - Alfa Aesar

A15069 2-Bromobutane, 98%

CAS Number
78-76-2
Synonyms
sec-Butyl bromide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 34.71
1000g 112.27
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2-Bromobutane, 98%

MDL
MFCD00000156
EINECS
201-140-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H9Br
Formula Weight
137.03
Melting point
-112°
Boiling Point
91-92°
Flash Point
13°(55°F)
Density
1.260
Refractive Index
1.4369
Solubility
Miscible with alcohol and ether. Immiscible with water.

Applications

2-Bromobutane is utilized in the synthesis of non-nucleosides. It is used as a solvent as well as an intermediate in organic synthesis. It is an important raw material used to prepare Grignard reagent by reacting with magnesium. Further, it reacts with hydrocyanic acid to prepare sodium salt to get (+-)-sec-butyl cyanide. It is an important raw material used to prepare Grignard reagent by reacting with magnesium.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, magnesium, sodium, sodium oxides and potassium.

Literature References

Vatsal, A.; Zinjarde, S. S.; Kumar, A. R. Yarrowia lipolytica NCIM 3589, a tropical marine yeast, degrades bromoalkanes by an initial hydrolytic dehalogenation step. Biodegradation 2015, 26 (2), 127-138.

Sannasi, V.; Jose, T. P.; Jeyakumar, D. Synthesis and optical properties of poly(2,7-(9,9-dihexylfluorene)-3,3'(4, 4'-dialkoxybiphenyl)). Des. Monomers Polym. 2015, 18 (1), 51-63.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H336-H402-H412

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Harmful to aquatic life. Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P273

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment.

Other References

Merck
14,1554
Beilstein
505949
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EJ6228000

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