Agent Name

1,2,3-Tribromopropane

CAS Number

96-11-7

Formula

C3-H5-Br3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Glycerol tribromohydrin; Glyceryl tribromohydrin; s-Tribromopropane; sym-Tribromopropane; Propane, 1,2,3-tribromo-; [ChemIDplus] Tribromohydrin; [Merck Index]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Liquid; mp = 16.5 deg C; [Merck Index] Light yellow liquid; mp = 16-17 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a nematicide; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Suspected carcinogen (limited evidence in animals); [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "1,2,3-Trichloropropane."

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