Agent Name

1-Bromo-2-propanol

CAS Number

19686-73-8

Formula

C3-H7-Br-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Hydroxypropyl bromide; 1-Bromopropan-2-ol; 2-Propanol, 1-bromo-; [ChemIDplus] 1-Bromo-2-hydroxypropane; 2-Hydroxy-2-methylethyl bromide; Propylene bromohydrin; [CAMEO] UN1993

Category

Halogenated Alcohols

Description

Colorless to dark-brown liquid; [CAMEO] Brown liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] Can cause narcosis and injury to the kidneys and liver; An irritant that may be corrosive to tissues and may cause severe lung injury if aspirated; [CAMEO] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1-Chloro-2-propanol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

16 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Highly flammable liquid; VP = 16 mm Hg at 126 degrees F; [CAMEO]; Flash point = 130 deg F; The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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