2,4-Dibromophenol

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2,4-Dibromophenol
2,4-Dibromophenol.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
2,4-Dibromophenol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.009.488 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 210-446-5
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C6H4Br2O/c7-4-1-2-6(9)5(8)3-4/h1-3,9H
    Key: FAXWFCTVSHEODL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • c1cc(c(cc1Br)Br)O
Properties
C6H4Br2O
Molar mass 251.905 g·mol−1
Melting point 38 °C (100 °F; 311 K)
Boiling point 238.5 °C (461.3 °F; 511.6 K)
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS06: ToxicGHS07: Exclamation mark
Danger
H300, H315, H319, H335, H412
P261, P264, P270, P271, P273, P280, P301+P310, P302+P352, P304+P340, P305+P351+P338, P312, P321, P330, P332+P313, P337+P313, P362, P403+P233, P405, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

2,4-Dibromophenol is a brominated derivative of phenol with the molecular formula C6H4Br2O. It belongs to the bromobenzenes, which are organic compounds containing bromine atoms attached to a benzene ring.

Properties[edit]

At room temperature, 2,4-dibromophenol is a solid with needle-like crystals. It melts at 38 °C (100.4 °F) and boils at 238.5 °C (461.3 °F). it has a molecular weight of 251.905 g/mol. It is soluble in water, ethanol, ether and benzene and slightly soluble in carbon tetrachloride.[1]

Occurrence[edit]

2,4-Dibromophenol is found in certain molluscs and crustaceans,[1] as well as the acorn worm Saccoglossus bromophenolosus, which is named after it.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b CID 12005 from PubChem
  2. ^ Konikoff, Charlotte (2017). "Saccoglossus bromophenolosus King, Giray & Kornfield, 1994". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 31 August 2017.