Agent Name

Vinylmagnesium bromide

CAS Number

1826-67-1

Formula

C2-H3-Br-Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bromovinylmagnesium; Magnesium, bromoethenyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3399

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

12-17% tetrahydrofuran solution: Brown liquid with an ether-like odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

12-17% in tetrahydrofuran (CAS# 109-99-9): Pyrophoric; Reacts violently with water evolving extremely flammable gases; May form explosive peroxides; Causes burns; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Vinylmagnesium chloride."

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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