Agent Name

(1-Bromoethyl)benzene

CAS Number

585-71-7

Formula

C8-H9-Br

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(alpha-Bromoethyl)benzene; 1-Bromo-1-phenylethane; 1-Phenethyl bromide; 1-Phenyl-1-bromoethane; 1-Phenylethyl bromide; Benzene, (1-bromoethyl)-; alpha-Methylbenzyl bromide; alpha-Phenethyl bromide; alpha-Phenylethyl bromide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

The undesired alpha isomer formed in the production of the useful intermediate 1-Bromo-2-phenylethane; [Ullmann]

Comments

Isomer of (2-Bromoethyl)benzene; Emergency medical treatment: see Lacrimators; [HSDB] A skin and severe eye irritant; May cause lacrimation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 96 deg C; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

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