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Stereo, skeletal formula of 1,1-dibromoethane with all explicit hydrogens added
Spacefill model of 1,1-dibromoethane
IUPAC name
557-91-5 N
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
ChemSpider 10728 YesY
ECHA InfoCard 100.008.351
EC Number 209-184-9
PubChem 11201
RTECS number KH9000000
Molar mass 187.86 g·mol−1
Appearance Colourless liquid
Boiling point 108.1 °C; 226.5 °F; 381.2 K
Safety data sheet fishersci.com
NFPA 704
Flammability code 1: Must be pre-heated before ignition can occur. Flash point over 93 °C (200 °F). E.g., canola oil Health code 2: Intense or continued but not chronic exposure could cause temporary incapacitation or possible residual injury. E.g., chloroform Reactivity code 0: Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water. E.g., liquid nitrogen Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Flash point > 93 °C (199 °F; 366 K)
Related compounds
Related alkanes
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

1,1-Dibromoethane is a clear, slightly brown, flammable chemical compound.[2] It has the chemical formula C2H4Br2[3] and it is a position isomer of 1,2-Dibromoethane.


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