Zinc bromide solution can be used as a transparent shield against radiation. It is used as an optimal catalyst for stereospecific and regioselective reaction of silacyclopropanes with carbonyl compounds. It finds an application as Lewis acid in organic reactions.
Odabachian, Y.; Wang , Q.; Zhu, J. Tertiary Amines as Synthetic Equivalents of Vinyl Cations: Zinc Bromide Promoted Coupling of Propargylamines with alpha-Isocyanoacetamides To Give 2,4,5-Trisubstituted Oxazoles Initiated by an Internal Redox Process. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19 (37), 12229-12233.
Tan, L.; Zhou, P.; Chen, C.; Liu, W. An efficient method for the construction of polysubstituted 4-pyridones via self-condensation of beta-keto amides mediated by P2O5 and catalyzed by zinc bromide. Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2013, 9, 2681-2687.
Dichiarazioni di rischio (UE): H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Dichiarazioni precauzionali: P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.