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6232-88-8 - 4-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid, 97% - alpha-Bromo-p-toluic acid - 4-Carboxybenzyl bromide - L03371 - Alfa Aesar

L03371 4-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid, 97%

CAS Number
6232-88-8
Synonyms
alpha-Bromo-p-toluic acid
4-Carboxybenzyl bromide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 31.30
25g 111.00
100g 395.00
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4-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid, 97%

MDL
MFCD00002567
EINECS
228-343-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H7BrO2
Formula Weight
215.05
Melting point
223-227°
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

4-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid acts as an intermediate in the synthesis of eprosartan, which is used as an antihypertensive agent. Further, it is used in the preparation of 5,10,15,20-tetra(m-hydroxyphenyl)chlorin (temoporfin), which is a second generation photosensitizer. In addition to this, it is used in the preparation of 4-(5-arylidene-2,4-dioxothiazolidin-3-yl) methylbenzoic acids.

Notes

Incompatible with bases, amines and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Eyley, S.; Vandamme, D.; Lama, S.; Van den Mooter, G.; Muylaert, K.; Thielemans, W. CO2 controlled flocculation of microalgae using pH responsive cellulose nanocrystals. Nanoscale 2015, 7 (34), 14413-14421.

Paraskevopoulos, G.; Alivertis, D.; Theodorou, V.; Skobridis, K. New Calix[4]arene-Cored Peripherally Functionalized Dendrimers: Synthesis and Conformational Characteristics. Helv. Chim. Acta 2015, 98 (5), 593-603.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318

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

Precautionary Statements: P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310a

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 exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor

Other References

Beilstein
1862870
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.39
TSCA
Yes

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