Agent Name

Bromodiphenylmethane

CAS Number

776-74-9

Formula

C13-H11-Br

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

alpha-Bromodiphenylmethane; Benzhydryl bromide; Diphenylbromomethane; Diphenylmethyl bromide; Diphenylmethyl bromide solution (DOT); Diphenylmethyl bromide, solid (DOT); Methane, bromodiphenyl- (solution); Benzene, 1,1'-(bromomethylene)bis-; Bromo(diphenyl)methane; Methane, bromodiphenyl- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] alpha-Phenylbenzyl bromide; [CAMEO] UN1770

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

White solid; [CAMEO] Light brown solid with a pungent odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Decomposed by hot water evolving hydrobromic acid; Causes burns (in the presence of moisture) and lachrymation; [CAMEO] Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Chlorodiphenylmethane" and "Diphenylmethane."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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