Agent Name

2-Bromotoluene

CAS Number

95-46-5

Formula

C7-H7-Br

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-Bromo-2-methylbenzene; 1-Methyl-2-bromobenzene; 2-Methylbromobenzene; 2-Tolyl bromide; Benzene, 1-bromo-2-methyl-; Toluene, 2-bromo-; Toluene, o-bromo-; o-Bromotoluene; o-Methylphenyl bromide; o-Tolyl bromide; o-Tolylbromide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Brominated Solvents

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent for fats, waxes, and resins; Also used as a chemical intermediate and research chemical; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause liver injury; [HSDB] A skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.04 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 79 deg C; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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