Agent Name

alpha,alpha,alpha',alpha'-Tetrabromo-o-xylene

CAS Number

13209-15-9

Formula

C8-H6-Br4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Bis(dibromomethyl)benzene; o-Xylene, alpha,alpha,alpha',alpha'-tetrabromo-; Benzene, 1,2-bis(dibromomethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] a,a,a'a'-Tetrabromo-o-xylene; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3261

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Light brown crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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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