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Alfa Aesar™ Boron tribromide, 1M soln. in heptane

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ H32785AP

Quantity 500mL

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Catalog No. AAH32785AP


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Specifications

Description

Applications
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.

Solubility
Reacts with water.

Notes
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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

10294-33-4
250.52
UN3384
BBr3
MFCD00011312
Boron tribromide

Specifications

10294-33-4
250.52
UN3384
90°C
−4°C (25°F)
BBr3
MFCD00011312
1M soln. in heptane
500mL
Boron tribromide

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H225-H300-H330-H304-H314-H318-H336
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
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P405-P501a
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).
Rinse mouth.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC BY INHALATION LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.

TSCA : TSCA

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