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B21610 5-Bromo-m-xylene, 98%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B21610-06 5g 17.70
B21610-14 25g 59.60
B21610-22 100g 166.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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: H227-H302-H315-H319-H335

Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P235-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep cool. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
1926375
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.99
TSCA
No

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