1,4-Bis(bromoacetoxy)-2-butene

  • Busan 1210
  • Slimicide BBAB
  • Fennosan F 50
Formula
C8H10Br2O4
Structure
Description
Dark brown, oily liquid with a strong odor.
Uses
A slimicide for paper-mills water systems.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
20679-58-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
243-962-9
21 25 34 50
26 28 36/37/39 45
RTECS
AF5957265
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
2922
Beilstein/Gmelin
1727452
Beilstein Reference
2-02-00-00529
EPA OPP
35605
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-10309
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H10Br2O4
Formula mass
330.00
Boiling point, °C
373
Vapor pressure, mmHg
9.3E-6 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5233 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.49
Heat of vaporization
62.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a dry, cool, well-ventilated area away from incompatible materials.
Protection
Gloves: PVC or neoprene coated latex gloves. Eye protection: Chemical safety goggles or face shield with safety glasses. Clothing: Protective PVC clothing and rubber boots
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Cover spill with 10% sodium bicarbonate solution. Wait till all material is neutralised (no gas bubbles are being released). Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed container for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents and strong bases. Avoid contamination by water.
Decomposition
Hydrogen bromide and bromine.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
179
Fire fighting
Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire conditions. DO NOT USE WATER. Fire fighters should wear full protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) in positive pressure mode. In case of small fire use powder fire extinguisher.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
When heated to decomposition, may release poisonous fumes of hydrogen bromide and bromine.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
2
Exposure effects
Causes burns. Toxic if swallowed Harmful in contact with skin.
   Ingestion
Corrosive by ingestion. Symptoms of overexposure include burning sensation in the mouth and throat, vomiting (occasionally of blood), abdominal pain and diarrhea.
   Inhalation
Corrosive to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. Symptoms include sore throat, coughing, shortness of breath and nasal irritation.
   Skin
Corrosive BURNS MAY POSSIBLY APPEAR ONLY SEVERAL HOURS AFTER EXPOSURE! May be absorbed through the skin in sufficient amount to cause systemic toxicity.
   Eyes
Corrosive.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash mouth thoroughly with plenty of water and give water to drink. Get medical attention immediately.
   Inhalation
In case of mist inhalation or breathing fumes released from heated material, remove person to fresh air. Keep him quiet and warm. Apply artificial respiration if necessary and get medical attention immediately.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with mild soap and plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Wash clothing before re-use. Discard contaminated shoes. Get medical attention immediately.
   Eyes
Holding the eyelids apart, flush eyes promptly with copious flowing water for at least 20 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.

Transport.
UN number
2922
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
II