Agent Name

Ethyl 2-bromoisobutyrate

CAS Number

600-00-0

Formula

C6-H11-Br-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Bromo-2-methylpropanoic acid, ethyl ester; alpha-Bromoisobutyric acid, ethyl ester; Ethyl 2-bromo-2-methylpropanoate; Ethyl 2-bromo-2-methylpropionate; Ethyl alpha-bromo-alpha-methylpropionate; Ethyl alpha-bromoisobutyrate; Propionic acid, 2-bromo-2-methyl-, ethyl ester; Propanoic acid, 2-bromo-2-methyl-, ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] 2-Bromoisobutyric acid ethyl ester; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN1993

Category

Halogenated Esters

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make fine and large scale chemicals and pharmaceuticals; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

A mild skin and severe eye irritant (may cause eye injury); May cause skin sensitization; Possible mutagen by oral exposure; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; A lachrymator; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Ethyl 2-bromopropionate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.61 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Lacrimator

Yes

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