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556-96-7 - 5-Bromo-m-xylene, 98% - 5-Bromo-1,3-dimethylbenzene - 3,5-Dimethylbromobenzene - B21610 - Alfa Aesar

B21610 5-Bromo-m-xylene, 98%

CAS Number
556-96-7
Synonyms
5-Bromo-1,3-dimethylbenzene
3,5-Dimethylbromobenzene

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 17.10
25g 59.64
100g 145.60
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5-Bromo-m-xylene, 98%

MDL
MFCD00000087

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H9Br
Formula Weight
185.07
Boiling Point
204°
Flash Point
87°(188°F)
Density
1.361
Refractive Index
1.5490
Solubility
Miscible with tetrahydrofuran.

Applications

5-Bromo-m-xylene is used in the preparation of substituted 2,2'-bis(diphenylphosphanylmethyl)-1,1'-binaphthyl derivatives. It is also used to prepare o-tolyl-3,5-xylyl ether by reacting with o-cresol. Further, it is an organic building block used in the synthesis of various chemicals as well as in the preparation of tri-o-tolylphosphine.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Anns, M. T.; Asha, S.; Gopinathan, A. Goldberg Reaction: Development, Mechanistic Insights and Applications. Mini-Rev. Org. Chem. 2015, 12 (1), 3-23.

Raders, S. M.; Jones, J. M.; Semmes, J. G.; Kelley, S. P.; Rogers, R. D.; Shaughnessy, K. H. Di-tert-butylneopentylphosphine (DTBNpP): An Efficient Ligand in the Palladium-Catalyzed alpha-Arylation of Ketones. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 2014 (33), 7395-7404.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335-H227

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1926375
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.99
TSCA
No

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