Bromobenzyl cyanide

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Bromobenzyl cyanide
2-bromo-2-phenylacetonitrile-2D-skeletal.png
Names
IUPAC name
(RS)-2-bromo-2-phenylacetonitrile
Other names
α-bromobenzyl cyanide
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.024.863
Properties
C8H6BrN
Molar mass 196.04 g mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Bromobenzyl cyanide (BBC) is an obsolete lachrymatory agent[1] introduced in World War I by the Allied Powers.

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  1. ^ Davies, W; MacLaren, J. A (1951). "330. The reaction of α-bromobenzyl cyanide with ethyl xanthamidate (thioncarbamate)". J. Chem. Soc.: 1434–1437. doi:10.1039/JR9510001434.

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