1-Bromo-4-(chloromethyl)benzene

  • p-Bromobenzyl chloride
  • 4-Bromobenzyl chloride
  • p-Bromo-a-chlorotoluene
Formula
C7H6BrCl
Structure
Description
Solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
589-17-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-638-6
R 34 36/37
S 26 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
3261
Merck
13,1394
Beilstein/Gmelin
636506
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-00832
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H6BrCl
Formula mass
205.48
Melting point, °C
40 - 41
Boiling point, °C
236
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.07 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.26
Heat of vaporization
45.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area.
Handling
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
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
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, 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. Extinguishing media: Use carbon dioxide or dry chemical.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin burns.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation. Causes eye burns. Lachrymator.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
   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
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately 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 immediately.

Transport.
UN number
3261
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