1-Bromo-3-chloro-2-methylpropane

  • 1-Chloro-3-bromo-2-methylpropane
  • 3-Bromo-2-methyl-1-chloropropane
  • 2-Methyl-1-chloro-3-bromopropane
Formula
C4H8BrCl
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
6974-77-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
230-224-6
20/21/22 36/37/38
26 37/39
Beilstein/Gmelin
1098277
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-00298
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H8BrCl
Formula mass
171.46
Boiling point, °C
152 - 154
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4.7 (25 C)
Density
1.4839 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4809 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
37.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Rubber gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Disposal code
2
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride gas, Hydrogen bromide gas Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
56
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. Multiple Routes: May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. Vapor or mist is irritating to the eyes, mucous membranes, and upper respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.
HS Code
2903 49 80