Benzyl Bromide, 99%, Alfa Aesar™


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A13535.18

UNSPSC: 12352101

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 100-39-0 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 50g

Product Code. 11405653

Quantity Price
1 £ 10.18 / 50g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 28-04-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzyl Bromide
CAS 100-39-0
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C7H7Br
Formula Weight 171.04

Specification

Formula Weight 171.04
Quantity 50g
Density 1.438g/mL
Flash Point 87°C
Melting Point −4°C
Boiling Point 198° to199°C
Physical Form Liquid
Molecular Formula C7H7Br
Chemical Name or Material Benzyl Bromide
Assay Percent Range 99%
Storage Note 1 Moisture sensitive
CAS 100-39-0

Applications
Benzyl bromide is widely useful in organic synthesis as a benzyl protecting group for alcohols and carboxylic acids. It is used in the preparation of foaming and frothing agents, quaternary ammonium compounds, peniclins, photographic chemicals, synthetic resins, dyes and plasticizers and esters. It is also involved in the synthesis of (E)-(2-Iodovinyl)benzene by reacting it with diiodomethane.

Solubility
Miscible with benzene, carbon tetrachloride, ethanol and ether.

Notes
Light and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with bases, alcohols, amines, oxidizing agents and corrodes steel.

Documentation

Technical documents

Safety and Handling

Moisture sensitive