- Propionic acid bromide
- Propionyl bromide
Colorless liquid with a pungent odor.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
R: 14 22 34
S: 9 26 30 36/37/39 43
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
20 torr (25 C)
1.521 g/cm3 (16 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a dry, cool, well-ventilated area.
PVC gloves. Chemical safety goggles or face shield with safety glasses.
Respirator with cartridge providing protection against acid gas-organic vapor or self-contained breathing apparatus. For short term exposure to low concentrations, an approved combination acid gas-organic vapor gas mask is suitable.
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in closed container and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stable under normal conditions.
Violent reaction with water, bases, alcohols and alkalies. Avoid contact with metals, strong oxidizers.
When heated to decomposition, may release poisonous and corrosive fumes of Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Dioxide and Hydrogen Bromide.
Extinguish with dry powder or carbon dioxide. DO NOT USE WATER. Fire fighters should wear full protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) in positive pressure mode.
In the long term there will be severe third degree burns, severe breathing difficulties and severe inflammation of the mucous membranes. In extreme cases it could lead to death.
May cause severe burns to the mucous membranes of the mouth, esophagus and stomach.
Corrosive to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. Symptoms of overexposure may include burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea and vomiting.
Direct contact may result in serious skin burns. BURNS MAY POSSIBLY APPEAR ONLY SEVERAL HOURS AFTER EXPOSURE!
Direct contact may result in serious corneal burns.
DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If swallowed, wash mouth thoroughly with plenty of water and give water to drink. Get medical attention immediately.
In case of inhalation, remove person to fresh air. Keep him quiet and warm. Apply artificial respiration if necessary and get medical attention immediately.
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with mild soap and plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Wash clothing before re-use.
Holding the eyelids apart, flush eyes promptly with copious flowing water for at least 20 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.