Agent Name

Methyl 2,3-dibromopropionate

CAS Number

1729-67-5

Formula

C4-H6-Br2-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methyl 2,3-dibromopropanoate; Methyl dibromopropionate; Propanoic acid, 2,3-dibromo-, methyl ester; Propionic acid, 2,3-dibromo-, methyl ester (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Esters

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Formerly registered in the US for the control of bacteria and fungi in industrial recirculating water systems; [NPIRS]

Comments

An irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methyl 2-bromopropionate."

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