Allyl bromide

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Allyl bromide
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Preferred IUPAC name
Other names
Allyl bromide
2-Propenyl bromide
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.003.134
EC Number 203-446-6
RTECS number UC7090000
Molar mass 120.99 g/mol
Appearance Clear to light yellow liquid
Density 1.398 g/cm3
Melting point −119 °C (−182 °F; 154 K)
Boiling point 71 °C (160 °F; 344 K)
Very slightly soluble
1.4697 (20 °C, 589.2 nm)
Safety data sheet MSDS at Oxford University
Toxic (T), Flammable (F)
R-phrases (outdated) R11, R25
S-phrases (outdated) S16, S28A, S29, S33, S36/37, S39, S45
NFPA 704
Flammability code 3: Liquids and solids that can be ignited under almost all ambient temperature conditions. Flash point between 23 and 38 °C (73 and 100 °F). E.g., gasoline) Health code 3: Short exposure could cause serious temporary or residual injury. E.g., chlorine gas Reactivity code 1: Normally stable, but can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressures. E.g., calcium Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Flash point −2 to −1 °C
280 °C (536 °F; 553 K)
Explosive limits 4.3–7.3 %
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Allyl bromide (3-bromopropene) is an organic halide. Allyl bromide is an alkylating agent used in synthesis of polymers, pharmaceuticals, allyls and other organic compounds. Physically, allyl bromide is a clear liquid with an intense, acrid, and persistent smell. In addition, allylzinc bromide may be produced by treating this compound with elemental zinc.

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