Agent Name

5-Bromovaleric acid

CAS Number

2067-33-6

Formula

C5-H9-Br-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

5-Bromopentanoic acid; delta-Bromovaleric acid; Valeric acid, 5-bromo-; Pentanoic acid, 5-bromo-; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Organic Acids

Description

White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "3-Bromopropionic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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