Agent Name

Pentafluorobenzyl bromide

CAS Number

1765-40-8

Formula

C7-H2-Br-F5

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(Bromomethyl)pentafluorobenzene; 1-Bromomethylpentafluorobenzene; 2,3,4,5,6-Pentafluorobenzyl bromide; alpha-Bromo-2,3,4,5,6-pentafluorotoluene; Benzene, (bromomethyl)pentafluoro-; Toluene, alpha-bromo-2,3,4,5,6-pentafluoro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN3265

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Colorless liquid; mp = 18-20 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Hydrolyzed by water; Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Hexafluorobenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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