Agent Name

1,2-Dibromoethyl acetate

CAS Number

24442-57-7

Formula

C4-H6-Br2-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Dibromoethanol acetate; Acetic acid, 1,2-dibromoethyl ester; Ethanol, 1,2-dibromo-, acetate; alpha,beta-Dibromoethyl acetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Esters

Comments

Acutely toxic by dermal and oral routes; In acute inhalation study of rats, caused pulmonary edema, probably by direct action on the lung; A strong irritant; Emergency treatment: "irritants"; [HSDB] See "1,2-Dichloroethyl acetate."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

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