Agent Name

4-Bromotoluene

CAS Number

106-38-7

Formula

C7-H7-Br

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-Bromo-4-methylbenzene; 1-Methyl-4-bromobenzene; 4-Bromo-1-methylbenzene; 4-Methyl-1-bromobenzene; 4-Methylbromobenzene; 4-Methylphenyl bromide; 4-Tolyl bromide; Benzene, 1-bromo-4-methyl-; Parabromotoluene; Toluene, 4-bromo-; Toluene, p-bromo-; p-Bromotoluene; p-Methylbromobenzene; p-Methylphenyl bromide; p-Tolyl bromide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Brominated Solvents

Description

Solid; [HSDB] May also be in the form of pale yellow liquid; [CAMEO] White crystalline solid; mp = 26-29 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate and solvent for fats, waxes, and resins; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and upper respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] May cause CNS depression at high concentrations; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.15 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 6,800 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 85 deg C; [HSDB]

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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