Applications 1-Bromo-2-chloroethane was used in regio- and diastereoselective synthesis of 2-alkylidenetetrahydrofurans. 1-Bromo-2-chloroethane is used as a solvent and as an intermediate for organic synthesis. It is used as a as fumigant.
Solubility Soluble in water ( 7 g/L (20°C). Soluble in ethanol, ethyl ether, chloroform.
Notes Light Sensitive. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents.