Agent Name

Triphenylmethyl bromide

CAS Number

596-43-0

Formula

C19-H15-Br

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzene, 1,1',1''-(bromomethylidyne)tris-; Methane, bromotriphenyl-; Bromotriphenylmethane; Trityl bromide; [ChemIDplus] UN1759

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

Light yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 180 mg/kg; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Triphenylmethane." See "Chlorotriphenylmethane."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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