Alfa Aesar Boron tribromide, 1M soln. in heptane
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar H32785AP
It is an excellent demethylating or dealkylating agent for the cleavage of ethers, also with subsequent cyclization, often in the production of pharmaceuticals. The use of boron tribromide for effecting complete demethylation of aryl methyl ethers at, or below, room temperature. Phase-Vanishing Reactions that Use Fluorous Media as a Phase Screen. Facile, Controlled Bromination of Alkenes by Dibromine and Dealkylation of Aromatic Ethers by Boron Tribromide.
Reacts with water.
Moisture & Light Sensitive. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents, light, moisture, bases.
|1M soln. in heptane|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal if inhaled.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC BY INHALATION LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
TSCA : TSCA