1-Bromo-3-chloropropane

  • 1-Chloro-3-bromopropane
Formula
C3H6BrCl
Structure
Description
A colorless liquid with a sweet, chloroform-like odor.
Uses
In organic synthesis, in pharmaceuticals.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
109-70-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-697-1
EC Class
harmful, irritant
R 22 36/37/38
S 26 36/37/39
RTECS
TX4113000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
2688
Beilstein/Gmelin
605278
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-00212
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-7338
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C3H6BrCl
Formula mass
157.44
Melting point, °C
-58
Boiling point, °C
144
Vapor pressure, mmHg
5
Vapor density (air=1)
5
Critical temperature
359
Critical pressure
45.4
Density
1.63 g/cm3 (8 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.495
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.89

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands before eating. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get on skin or in eyes. Do not ingest or inhale.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. 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. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Disposal code
2
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, magnesium, zinc, and aluminum.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, phosgene, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen bromide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
>112
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
May burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause nausea, dizziness, and headache.
   Ingestion
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation. Causes redness and pain.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2688
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
III
 
36. Halogenated hydrocarbons
HS Code
2903 49 80
 
Std. Transport #
4925117