Agent Name

1,6-Dibromohexane

CAS Number

629-03-8

Formula

C6-H12-Br2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,6-Dibromo-n-hexane; 1,6-Dibromohexan [German]; 1,6-Dibromohexane; alpha,omega-Dibromohexane; Hexamethylene dibromide; Hexane, 1,6-dibromo-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Clear brown liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make fine chemicals; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

A mild skin and eye irritant; Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 270 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] A mild skin irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Highly toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Search for (629-03-8[EC/RN Number]) AND (dermatitis OR allergic OR sensitizer OR sensitization): no results; [PubMed] See "1,3-Dibromopropane," "1,4-Dibromobutane," "1,5-Dibromopentane," and "1,8-Dibromooctane."

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