1-Bromoheptane

  • 1-Heptyl bromide
  • (+-)-2-Bromoheptane
Formula
C7H15Br
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1974-04-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
217-824-3
R: 10 36/37/38
S: 16 26 36/37/39
UN (DOT)
1993
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H15Br
Formula mass
179.10
Melting point, °C
47
Boiling point, °C
166
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2.2 (25 C)
Density
1.1277 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4476 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
4.15
Heat of vaporization
38.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Conditions of Storage: Keep container closed. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame.
Protection
Chemical safety goggles, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen bromide gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
54
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Flammable liquid.
Hazards
Vapor may travel considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back. Container explosion may occur under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
causes irritation.

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.
UN number
1993
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
III