2-Bromopropanoic acid

  • a-Bromopropionic acid
  • 2-Bromopropionic acid
  • (RS)-2-Bromopropionic acid
  • DL-2-Bromopropionic acid
Formula
CH3CHBrCOOH
Structure
Description
After melting, clear colorless - yellow liquid. Pungent odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
598-72-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-947-6
EC Class
harmful, corrosive
R 22 35
S 26 36/37/39 45
RTECS
UA2451715
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1759
Beilstein/Gmelin
605451
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00761
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C3H5BrO2
Formula mass
152.98
Melting point, °C
25
Boiling point, °C
203
Density
1.7193 g/cm3 (4 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
1.48 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
3.00 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area.
Handling
Do not get on skin and clothing. Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. 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
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Cover with sand, dry lime or soda ash and place in a closed container for disposal.
Disposal code
4
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents, reducing agents, strong acids, bases, aluminum, magnesium.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen bromide, bromine.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
100
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Do NOT use alcohol foams. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
   Inhalation
Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract. May cause burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
   Skin
Causes skin burns.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting and seek IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ADVICE. Wash mouth out with 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
1759
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2915 90 80