Agent Name

2-Bromoethyl methyl ether

CAS Number

6482-24-2

Formula

C3-H7-Br-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Bromo-2-methoxyethane; 2-Methoxyethyl bromide; Ethane, 1-bromo-2-methoxy-; Ether, 2-bromoethyl methyl (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN3271

Category

Halogenated Ethers

Description

Colorless or pale yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Ethers, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

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