Agent Name

Bromomethyl methyl ether

CAS Number

13057-17-5

Formula

C2-H5-Br-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ether, bromomethyl methyl; Methoxymethyl bromide; Methane, bromomethoxy-; [ChemIDplus] UN1992

Category

Halogenated Ethers

Description

Colorless liquid with a pungent odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant and lachrymator; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; Toxic by inhalation; Suspected carcinogen; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Chloromethyl methyl ether."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for " Flammable liquid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

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