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55715-03-2 - 4-Bromomethyl-3-nitrobenzoic acid, 97% - alpha-Bromo-3-nitro-p-toluic acid - B25255 - Alfa Aesar

B25255 4-Bromomethyl-3-nitrobenzoic acid, 97%

CAS Number
alpha-Bromo-3-nitro-p-toluic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 29.70
5g 101.00
25g 400.00
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4-Bromomethyl-3-nitrobenzoic acid, 97%


Chemical Properties

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Soluble in DMF and dichloromethane. Insoluble in water.


4-Bromomethyl-3-nitrobenzoic acid is used as a reactant in the synthesis of 4-bromomethyl-3-nitrobenzoic acid succinimide ester, 4-((2-(hydroxymethyl)phenyl amino)methyl)-3-nitrobenzoic acid, 4-(2-hydroxyethylmercaptylmethyl)-3-nitrobenzoic acid. It is also used as a thiol photo-deprotection reagent, a starting material in the synthesis of 2H-indazole based library using parallel solution-phase methods.


Store in a cool, dry conditions, in well sealed conditions. Store away from oxidizing agents, bases.

Literature References

G Marriott; H Miyata; K Kinosita. Photomodulation of the nucleating activity of a photocleavable crosslinked actin dimer. Biochemistry international. Commun. 1992, 26 (5), 943-951.

Eric Besson; Anne-Marie Gue; Jan Sudor; Hafsa Korri-Youssoufi; Nicole Jaffrezic; Jacques Tardy. A novel and simplified procedure for patterning hydrophobic and hydrophilic SAMs for microfluidic devices by using UV photolithography. Langmuir. 2006, 22 (20), 8346-8352.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P363-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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