Agent Name

1-Bromo-3-methylbutane

CAS Number

107-82-4

Formula

C5-H11-Br

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Methylbutyl bromide; 4-Bromo-2-methylbutane; Isoamyl bromide; Isobutylmethyl bromide; Isopentyl bromide; Butane, 1-bromo-3-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2341

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis; [Merck Index]

Comments

Emergency medical treatment: see "1-Bromopropane." [HSDB] May cause irritation or burns to skin and eyes; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

34.6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mammal) = 21,300 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = -6 deg C; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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