Phenyl bromoacetate

  • Acetic acid, 2-bromo-, phenyl ester
  • Bromoacetic acid phenyl ester
Formula
C8H7BrO2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
620-72-4
Beilstein Reference
3-06-00-00599

Properties.
Formula
C8H7BrO2
Formula mass
215.05
Melting point, °C
32
Boiling point, °C
262
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.01 (25 C)
Density
1.508 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
0.67 g/L (25 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.25
Heat of vaporization
49.97 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Respirators
Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection is desired, use multi-purpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges.
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.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon., hydrogen bromide gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
112
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water spray, 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
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
May cause irritation of the skin and eyes. May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion or skin absorption.

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 not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. 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.