Agent Name

Ethyl 2-bromopropionate

CAS Number

535-11-5

Formula

C5-H9-Br-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ethyl alpha-bromopropionate; 2-Bromopropanoic acid ethyl ester; alpha-Bromopropionic acid ethyl ester; Ethyl 2-bromopropanoate; Ethyl alpha-bromopropanoate; Ethyl-2-bromopropionate; 2-Bromopropanoic acid, ethyl ester; Ethyl (1)-2-bromopropionate; Propanoic acid, 2-bromo-, ethyl ester; Propionic acid, 2-bromo-, ethyl ester (6CI,7CI,8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN2920

Category

Halogenated Esters

Description

Liquid with a sharp pungent odor; Yellows on light exposure; [Merck Index] Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methyl dichloroacetate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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