Agent Name

Dibromobenzene

CAS Number

26249-12-7

Formula

C6-H4-Br2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzene, dibromo-; [ChemIDplus] Dibromobenceno (Spanish DOT); [CAMEO] UN2711

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Thick liquid with a pleasant odor; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; [NJ-HSFS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent for oils and fuels; [CAMEO] Also used in organic synthesis; [NJ-HSFS]

Comments

Highly flammable; [CAMEO] A skin and eye irritant; Inhalation may cause nose and throat irritation; [NJ-HSFS] See "Bromobenzene." See "Dichlorobenzene, mixed isomers."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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