Ethyl dibromoacetate can be used to produce diphenoxy-acetic acid ethyl ester. It is used in organic synthesis.
José M. Concellón; Carmen Concellón and Pamela Diaz. An Efficient Synthesis of 2-Bromo-3-hydroxy Esters by Reaction of Ketones with Ethyl Dibromoacetate Promoted by Samarium Diiodide. European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2006, 2006 (9), 2197-2200.
José M. Concellón and Carmen Méjica. Highly Selective Synthesis of Enantiopure (S,E)-α,β-Unsaturated γ-Amino Esters Through a Sequential Reaction of Ethyl Dibromoacetate with α-Amino Aldehydes Promoted by Chromium Dichloride. European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2007, 2007 (31), 5250-5255.
Indicaciones de peligro (UE): H301-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Indicaciones de precaución: P260-P201-P280g-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves. 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.