5,5'-Dibromosalicil

  • Bis(5-bromo-2-hydroxyphenyl)ethanedione
  • 5,5'-Dibromo-2,2'-dihydroxybenzil
  • 5,5'-Dibromo-2,2'-dihydroxybibenzoyl
Formula
C14H8Br2O4
Structure
Uses
Antiseptic, germicide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
523-88-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-351-3
RTECS
VN4960000
RTECS class
Other
Merck
12,3080
Beilstein/Gmelin
3384611
Beilstein Reference
4-08-00-03214

Properties.
Formula
C14H8Br2O4
Formula mass
400.02
Melting point, °C
212-213
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-12 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
5.20 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.66
Heat of vaporization
85.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at 2 - 8 C.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen bromide gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
284
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
The chemical, physical, and toxicological properties of this product have not been thoroughly investigated. Exercise due care.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.