Agent Name

2-Bromoethyl ethyl ether

CAS Number

592-55-2

Formula

C4-H9-Br-O

Major Category

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Synonyms

1-Bromo-2-ethoxyethane; 1-Ethoxy-2-bromoethane; 2-Bromoethoxyethane; 2-Ethoxyethyl bromide; Ethane, 1-bromo-2-ethoxy-; Ether, 2-bromoethyl ethyl (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN2340

Category

Halogenated Ethers

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used to make other chemicals and insecticides; [NJ-HSFS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "beta-Chloroethyl methyl ether."

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