1-Bromo-3-chlorobenzene

Formula
1-(Br)-3-(Cl)C6H4
Structure
Description
Colorless to light yellow liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
108-37-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-575-8
EC Class
irritant
R 36/38
RTECS
CY9005000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
1446353
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-00680
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H4BrCl
Formula mass
191.46
Melting point, °C
-21.2
Boiling point, °C
196
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.004 (-11 C)
Density
1.6274 g/cm3 (14 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5771 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Disposal code
2
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen bromide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
98
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Will burn if involved in a fire. Combustible Liquid. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
2903 69 90