1. Introduction of 2-Bromopropane
2-Bromopropane, its cas register number is 75-26-3. It also can be called Isopropyl bromide; Propane, 2-bromo-; 2-Isothiocyanatopropane. It is a colourless liquid.
2-Bromopropane is a colorless liquid. It is used for introducing the isopropyl functional group in organic synthesis.
2. Properties of 2-Bromopropane
Melting Point: -89 °C
Surface Tension: 23.1 dyne/cm
Density: 1.342 g/cm3
Flash Point: 19.4 °C
Enthalpy of Vaporization: 28.33 kJ/mol
Boiling Point: 60.6 °C at 760 mmHg
Vapour Pressure: 205 mmHg at 25°C
Refractive index: n20/D 1.425(lit.)
Storage temp.: Flammables area
Water Solubility: 0.3 g/100 mL
Stability: Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Product Categories: Organics
3. Toxicity of 2-Bromopropane
Reported Dose (Normalized Dose)
mammal (species unspecified)
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4. Safety Information of 2-Bromopropane
Moderately toxic by intraperitoneal route. A very flammable liquid and dangerous fire hazard. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of Br−. See also BROMIDES.
Hazard Codes: F, T
The Risk Statements information of 2-Bromopropane:
11: Highly Flammable
60: May impair fertility
66: Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking
48/20: Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation
The Safety Statements information:
16: Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking
45: In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show label where possible)
53: Avoid exposure - obtain special instruction before use
RIDADR: UN 2344 3/PG 2
WGK Germany: 1
HS Code: 29033036
5. Use of 2-Bromopropane
2-Bromopropane can be used in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, dyes and other organics.