2-Bromoethyl acetate

  • Acetoxyethyl bromide
  • 1-Bromo-2-acetoxyethane
  • 1-Acetoxy-2-bromoethane
Formula
C4H7BrO2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
927-68-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
213-159-8
36/37/38
RTECS
KJ8227000
RTECS class
Mutagen
UN (DOT)
3334
Beilstein/Gmelin
1743110
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00136
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H7BrO2
Formula mass
167.02
Melting point, °C
-14
Boiling point, °C
159
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2 (25 C)
Density
1.4623 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.4580 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
40.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat and open flame. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Rubber gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids, Strong bases, Strong reducing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen bromide gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
71
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. 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
May burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions. Combustible liquid.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
Corrosive. Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Causes burns. Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect. Possible mutagen. Lachrymator. Combustible.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of material may be harmful.
   Skin
Contact may cause burns.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician immediately.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
   Eyes
Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers.

Transport.
UN number
3334
Response guide
Hazard class
9
Packing Group
III