4-Bromobenzenemethanamine

  • 4-Bromobenzyl amine
  • (4-Bromophenyl)methanamine
  • p-Bromobenzenemethanamine
  • p-Bromobenzylamine
Formula
C7H8BrN
Structure
Description
White to almost white solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3959-07-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
223-559-4
S: 26 36/37/39 45
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H8BrN
Formula mass
186.05
Melting point, °C
20
Boiling point, °C
250
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.024 (25 C)
Density
1.481 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
4.88 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.68
Heat of vaporization
48.6 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area.
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Protection
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. Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 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. Clean up spills immediately. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen bromide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
104
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Combustion products
During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
Health
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause severe and permanent damage to the digestive tract. Causes gastrointestinal tract burns. May cause perforation of the digestive tract. May cause systemic effects.
   Inhalation
Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract. Aspiration may lead to pulmonary edema. May cause systemic effects.
   Skin
Causes skin burns. May cause skin rash (in milder cases), and cold and clammy skin with cyanosis or pale color.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns. May cause chemical conjunctivitis and corneal damage.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Do NOT use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. If breathing has ceased apply artificial respiration using oxygen and a suitable mechanical device such as a bag and a mask.
   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. Wash clothing before reuse. Destroy contaminated shoes.
   Eyes
Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT allow victim to rub or keep eyes closed. Extensive irrigation with water is required (at least 30 minutes).

Transport.