Agent Name

Bromomethyl 4-methoxyphenyl ketone

CAS Number

2632-13-5

Formula

C9-H9-Br-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ethanone, 2-bromo-1-(4-methoxyphenyl)-; [ChemIDplus] 2-Bromo-4'-methoxyacetophenone; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] 4-Methoxyphenacyl bromide; omega-Bromo-4-methoxyacetophenone; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3261

Category

Aromatic Ketones, Halogenated

Description

Off-white crystalline powder with an irritating odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "4-Acetylanisole."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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