4-Bromo-1,2-dimethylbenzene

  • 1-Bromo-3,4-dimethylbenzene
  • 3,4-Dimethylbromobenzene
  • 4-Bromo-1,2-xylene
  • 3,4-Dimethylphenyl bromide
  • 3,4-Xylyl bromide
Formula
C8H9Br
Structure
Description
Clear colorless liquid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
583-71-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-518-3
EC Class
irritant
R 36/38
RTECS
CY9020400
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
2810
Beilstein/Gmelin
2040354

Properties.
Formula
C8H9Br
Formula mass
185.08
Melting point, °C
10 - 12
Boiling point, °C
215
Density
1.3700 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5530 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
80
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Extinguish fire using water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated. Use appropriate procedures to prevent opportunities for direct contact with the skin or eyes and to prevent inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
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 lids.

Transport.
UN number
2810
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2903 69 90