Agent Name

4,4'-Dibromobiphenyl

CAS Number

92-86-4

Formula

C12-H8-Br2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

p,p'-Dibromobiphenyl; 1,1'-Biphenyl, 4,4'-dibromo-; Biphenyl, 4,4'-dibromo- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN3152

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

"Induces drug metabolism enzymes." [ChemIDplus] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Polybrominated biphenyls."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.46E-5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Polyhalogenated biphenyls, solid."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Chloracne

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