3-Bromo-4-hydroxybenzaldehyde is an intermediate in organic syntheses, it is used to produce other chemicals like 5-Brom-4-hydroxy-b-nitrostyrol.
S.L. Manley; D.J. Chapman. Formation of 3-bromo-4-hydroxybenzaldehyde from L-tyrosine in cell-free homogenates of Odonthalia floccosa (Rhodophyceae): a proposed biosynthetic pathway for brominated phenols. FEBS LETTERS. 1978, 93 (1), 97-101.
Steven L. Manley; David J. Chapman. Metabolism of 4-hydroxybenzaldehyde, 3-bromo-4-hydroxybenzaldehyde and bromide by cell-free fractions of the marine red alga Odonthalia floccosa. Phytochemistry. 1980, 19 (7), 1453-1457.
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.