Agent Name

Tetrabromo-p-benzoquinone

Alternative Name

Bromanil

CAS Number

488-48-2

Formula

C6-Br4-O2

Major Category

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Synonyms

2,3,5,6-Tetrabromo-1,4-benzoquinone; 2,3,5,6-Tetrabromo-p-benzoquinone; 2,5-Cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione, 2,3,5,6-tetrabromo-; Bromanil; Bromanyl; p-Benzoquinone, tetrabromo-; p-Bromanil; p-Bromoanil; p-Quinone, tetrabromo-; Tetrabromo-1,4-benzoquinone; Tetrabromo-p-quinone; Tetrabromobenzoquinone; Tetrabromoquinone; p-Benzoquinone, 2,3,5,6-tetrabromo-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aromatic Ketones, Halogenated

Description

Yellow crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal lethal-dose (mouse) >500 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Chloranil."

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