Alfa Aesar 1-Bromobutane, 98+%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A106960E
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.
|101° to 102°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Wear protective gloves.
Avoid release to the environment.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: 1-BROMOBUTANE
RTECSNumber : EJ6225000
TSCA : TSCA
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