Agent Name

2-Bromohydroquinone

CAS Number

583-69-7

Formula

C6-H5-Br-O2

Major Category

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Synonyms

2-Bromo-1,4-benzenediol; 2-Bromoquinol; Bromohydroquinone; Hydroquinone, bromo-; 1,4-Benzenediol, 2-bromo-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phenols

Description

Brown solid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Metabolite of bromobenzene & 2-bromophenol." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

An irritant; Reproductive effects observed in experimental animals; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Hydroquinone." See "2,4,6-Tribromophenol," "p-Bromophenol," and "o-Bromophenol."

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