2-Bromobenzyl cyanide

  • 2-Bromophenylacetonitrile
  • (2-Bromophenyl)acetonitrile
Formula
C8H6BrN
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless to light yellow liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
19472-74-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
243-091-4
R 20/21/22 36/38
S 26 36/37/39
UN (DOT)
1694
Beilstein/Gmelin
2043684
Beilstein Reference
4-09-00-01682
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-6807

Properties.
Formula
C8H6BrN
Formula mass
196.05
Melting point, °C
1
Boiling point, °C
270
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.012 (25 C)
Density
1.51 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.57 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.22
Heat of vaporization
50.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen bromide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
123
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 not readily ignited.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
1
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation. May cause burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation. Lachrymator.

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
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
1694
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I