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H28927 2-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid, 97%

CAS Number
alpha-Bromo-o-toluic acid
2-Carboxybenzyl bromide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
H28927-09 10g 102.00
H28927-18 50g 303.00
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2-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid, 97%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
ca 145° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Insoluble in water.


2-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid contains bi functional groups such as benzylic bromide and carboxylic acid are involved in nucleophilic reactions and esterification reactions respectively.


Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and bases. Store in a cool place.

Literature References

Saha, T.; Kand, D.; Talukdar, P. Performance comparison of two cascade reaction models in fluorescence off-on detection of hydrogen sulfide. RSC Adv. 2015, 5 (2), 1438-1446.

Váňa, J.; Panov, I.; Erben, M.; Sedlák, M.; Hanusek, J. Synthesis of selectively 18O-labeled phthalides using water-assisted cyclization. Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54 (27), 3533-3537.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H335

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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