2-Phenylethylbromide

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2-Phenylethylbromide
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Identifiers
PubChem 7666
ChemSpider 7383 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C8H9Br
Molar mass 185.06 g mol−1
Appearance Colorless to yellow liquid
Density 1.355g/cm³
Melting point −56 °C (−69 °F; 217 K)
Boiling point 221 °C (430 °F; 494 K)
Solubility in water Insoluble in water
Hazards
Flash point 89 °C (192 °F; 362 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

2-Phenylethylbromide is an organobromide that can be produced by the action of bromine and red phosphorus on 2-phenylethanol.

It is moderately toxic by ingestion.

When reacted with hydrazine, phenelzine is produced.