Agent Name

2,3-Dibromopropanoic acid

CAS Number

600-05-5

Formula

C3-H4-Br2-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,3-Dibromopropionic acid; Propanoic acid, 2,3-dibromo-; alpha,beta-Dibromopropionic acid; Propionic acid, 2,3-dibromo-; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Light yellow crystalline solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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