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Alfa Aesar™ 5-Bromo-m-xylene, 98%

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5g
25g
100g
556-96-7
C8H9Br
185.064
MFCD00000087
LMFRTSBQRLSJHC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
5-bromo-m-xylene,3,5-dimethylbromobenzene,benzene, 1-bromo-3,5-dimethyl,m-xylene, 5-bromo,5-bromo-1,3-xylene,5-bromo-1,3-dimethylbenzene,1-bromo-3,5-dimethyl-benzene,5-bromo-meta-xylene,5-bromo-3,5-dimethylbenzene,1-bromo-3,5-dimethyl benzene
136357
1-bromo-3,5-dimethylbenzene
CC1=CC(=CC(=C1)Br)C
556-96-7
C8H9Br
185.064
MFCD00000087
LMFRTSBQRLSJHC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
5-bromo-m-xylene,3,5-dimethylbromobenzene,benzene, 1-bromo-3,5-dimethyl,m-xylene, 5-bromo,5-bromo-1,3-xylene,5-bromo-1,3-dimethylbenzene,1-bromo-3,5-dimethyl-benzene,5-bromo-meta-xylene,5-bromo-3,5-dimethylbenzene,1-bromo-3,5-dimethyl benzene
136357
1-bromo-3,5-dimethylbenzene
CC1=CC(=CC(=C1)Br)C
Applications
5-Bromo-m-xylene is used in the preparation of substituted 2,2′-bis(diphenylphosphanylmethyl)-1,1′-binaphthyl derivatives. It is also used to prepare o-tolyl-3,5-xylyl ether by reacting with o-cresol. Further, it is an organic building block used in the synthesis of various chemicals as well as in the preparation of tri-o-tolylphosphine.

Solubility
Miscible with tetrahydrofuran.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Quantity 25g
Boiling Point 204°C
Flash Point 87°C (188°F)
Beilstein 1926375
Formula Weight 185.07
Percent Purity 98%
Chemical Name or Material 5-Bromo-m-xylene

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335-H227
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Combustible liquid.

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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