Agent Name

4-Phenylphenacyl bromide

CAS Number

135-73-9

Formula

C14-H11-Br-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Bromomethyl p-biphenylyl ketone; alpha-Bromo-p-phenylacetophenone; omega-Bromo-4-phenylacetophenone; p-Bromoacetylbiphenyl; p-Phenylphenacyl bromide; Acetophenone, 2-bromo-4'-phenyl- (8CI); Biphenyl-4-yl bromomethyl ketone; Ethanone, 1-(1,1'-biphenyl)-4-yl-2-bromo-; [ChemIDplus] 2-Bromo-4'-phenylacetophenone; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3261

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

Powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make anti-infective and anti-inflammatory agents; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Biphenyl."

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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