Agent Name

Propionyl bromide

CAS Number

598-22-1

Formula

C3-H5-Br-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Propanoyl bromide; [ChemIDplus] UN2920

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Clear dark brown liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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