Agent Name

p-Bromophenyl phenyl ether

CAS Number

101-55-3

Formula

C12-H9-Br-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Bromo-4-phenoxybenzene; 4-Bromodiphenyl ether; 4-Bromophenoxybenzene; 4-Bromophenyl phenyl ether; Benzene, 1-bromo-4-phenoxy-; Diphenyl ether, 4-bromo-; Ether, 4-bromophenyl phenyl; Ether, p-bromophenyl phenyl; Phenyl (4-bromophenyl) ether; Phenyl ether, 4-bromo-; p-Bromodiphenyl ether; p-Bromophenoxybenzene; p-Phenoxybromobenzene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

mp = 18.72 deg C; [HSDB] Liquid; mp = 18 deg C; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; mp = 17-18 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used formerly as additive flame retardant for polymers; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

May form unstable pyrophoric peroxides on exposure to air; [CAMEO]See "Decabromodiphenyl ether."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0015 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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