4-Bromobutyronitrile

  • 3-Bromopropyl cyanide
  • 3-Cyanopropyl bromide
  • 4-Bromobutanenitrile
  • 1-Bromo-3-cyanopropane
Formula
C4H6BrN
Structure
Description
Clear colorless to light yellow liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
5332-06-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
226-236-6
R 20/21/22 36/38
S 26 36/37/39
RTECS
ET8925000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
3276
Beilstein/Gmelin
956577
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00836
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H6BrN
Formula mass
148.01
Boiling point, °C
205
Density
1.49 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.4818 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
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
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Provide ventilation.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen bromide, nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
103
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Ingestion may result in symptoms similar to cyanide poisoning which is characterized by aspyhxiation.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Inhalation may result in symptoms similar to cyanide poisoning which includes unconsciousness and death.
   Skin
No information regarding skin irritation and other potential effects was found.
   Eyes
No information regarding eye irritation and other potential effects was found.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
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
3276
Response guide
HS Code
2926 90 95