Brand: Alfa Aesar A10696.36
UNSPSC : 12352101
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 109-65-9 Weight : 0.01000kg Transport : UN number : 1126 Chem class : 1 Pack group : II
1-Bromobutane is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and as a solvent for cleaning and degreasing. It acts as an alkylating agent as well as to prepare organometallic compounds such as n-butyllithium. It is also involved in the synthesis of procaine and tetracaine. It reacts with magnesium metal to prepare the Grignard reagent, which is used to form carbon-carbon bonds.
Miscible with ethanol and diethyl ether. Immiscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, magnesium, potassium, sodium and sodium oxides.