Agent Name

beta-Bromostyrene

CAS Number

103-64-0

Formula

C8-H7-Br

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(2-Bromoethenyl)benzene; (2-Bromovinyl)benzene; 1-Bromo-2-phenylethene; 1-Bromo-2-phenylethylene; 2-Bromostyrene; Benzene, (2-bromoethenyl)-; Bromostyrol; Bromostyrolene; Bromstyrole; Hyacinth Base; Styrene, beta-bromo-; Styryl bromide; alpha-Bromo-beta-phenylethylene; beta-Bromstyrol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Yellowish liquid with a strong floral odor; [Hawley] Yellow-green liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a food additive and as a fragrance in soaps, detergents, creams, lotions, and perfumes; [HSDB]

Comments

Oral LD50 (rat) = 1250 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.12 mm Hg

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