Benzyl Bromide, 99%, Alfa Aesar
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1353518
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.
Miscible with benzene, carbon tetrachloride, ethanol and ether.
Light and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with bases, alcohols, amines, oxidizing agents and corrodes steel.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
storageNote1 : Moisture sensitive