Agent Name

Phenylmagnesium bromide

CAS Number

100-58-3

Formula

C6-H5-Br-Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bromophenylmagnesium; Magnesium, bromophenyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3399

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

3 molar (76%) solution in diethyl ether: Yellow to brown liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

3 molar solution in diethyl ether (CAS# 60-29-7): Reacts violently with water evolving flammable gases; May form explosive peroxides; Causes burns; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Methyl magnesium bromide," "Cyclohexylmagnesium chloride," "Phenylmagnesium chloride," and "Ethyl magnesium bromide."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organometallic substance, liquid, water-reactive, flammable."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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