trans-1,2-Dibromoethene

  • trans-1,2-Dibromoethylene
  • Ethene, 1,2-dibromo-, (1E)-
  • (E)-1,2-Dibromoethene
Formula
C2H2Br2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
590-12-5
RTECS
KV7900000
Beilstein/Gmelin
1719353
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-00721

Properties.
Formula
C2H2Br2
Formula mass
185.86
Melting point, °C
-6.5
Boiling point, °C
108
Vapor pressure, mmHg
31 (25 C)
Density
2.28 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
1.3 g/L (25 C)
Refractive index
1.547 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.08
Heat of vaporization
33.25 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
-3.5
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.
Exposure effects

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.