4-Bromobenzeneacetic acid

  • (p-Bromophenyl)acetic acid
  • (4-Bromophenyl)acetic acid
  • 2-(4-Bromophenyl)acetic acid
Formula
C8H7BrO2
Structure
Description
White solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1878-68-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
217-523-7
EC Class
irritant
R 36/37/38
RTECS
AF6325000
RTECS class
Drug
Beilstein/Gmelin
972146
Beilstein Reference
3-09-00-02275
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H7BrO2
Formula mass
215.05
Melting point, °C
94 - 98
Boiling point, °C
326
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0001 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
4.17 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.28
Heat of vaporization
60.0 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
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. 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
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen bromide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
151
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.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
2916 39 00