Agent Name

Ethyl magnesium bromide

CAS Number

925-90-6

Formula

C2-H5-Br-Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bromoethylmagnesium; Magnesium, bromoethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3399

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Light brown solution in ether; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Reacts violently with water evolving extremely flammable gases; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "organometallic substance, liquid, water reactive, flammable."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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