Agent Name

1-Bromonaphthalene

CAS Number

90-11-9

Formula

C10-H7-Br

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Naphthyl bromide; alpha-Bromonaphthalene; alpha-Naphthyl bromide; Naphthalene, 1-bromo-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

Oily liquid; mp = 0.2-0.7 deg C or 6.2 deg C (depends on form of solid); [Merck Index] Thick colorless liquid with a pungent odor; [Hawley] Light yellow oily liquid; mp = -1 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis and refractometry of fats; [Hawley] Used in immersion oil (microscopy) and to determine the refractive index of crystals and the water content of alcohols; [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00973 mm Hg

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