Agent Name

Methyl 2-bromopropionate

CAS Number

5445-17-0

Formula

C4-H7-Br-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methyl alpha-bromopropionate; Propionic acid, 2-bromo-, methyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN2920

Category

Halogenated Esters

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methyl bromoacetate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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