Agent Name

2-Bromoanisole

CAS Number

578-57-4

Formula

C7-H7-Br-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Bromo-2-methoxybenzene; 2-Bromo-1-methoxybenzene; 2-Methoxybromobenzene; 2-Methoxyphenyl bromide; o-Anisyl bromide; o-Bromoanisole; o-Bromophenyl methyl ether; o-Methoxybromobenzene; o-Methoxyphenyl bromide; Anisole, o-bromo-; Benzene, 1-bromo-2-methoxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Anisoles

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes tetany in oral lethal-dose studies of mice and rats; Causes ataxia, coma, and cough in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "4-Bromoanisole" and "3-Bromoanisole."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.28 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mouse) = 20 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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