tert-Butyl bromide

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tert-Butyl bromide
Skeletal formula of tert-butyl bromide with all implicit hydrogens shown
Ball and stick model of tert-butyl bromide
Names
IUPAC name
2-Bromo-2-methylpropane[1]
Other names
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
1730892
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.007.333
EC Number 208-065-9
RTECS number TX4150000
UN number 2342
Properties
C4H9Br
Molar mass 137.02 g·mol−1
Appearance Colorless liquid
Density 1.22 g mL−1 (at 20 °C)[2]
Melting point −16.20 °C; 2.84 °F; 256.95 K
Boiling point 73.3 °C; 163.8 °F; 346.4 K
log P 2.574
310 nmol Pa−1 kg−1
1.4279
Thermochemistry
165.7 J K mol−1
−133.4 kJ mol−1
Hazards
GHS pictograms The flame pictogram in the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
GHS signal word DANGER
H225
P210
Flash point 16 °C (61 °F; 289 K)
Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):
  • 1.25 g kg−1 (intraperitoneal, rat)
  • 4.4 g kg−1 (intraperitoneal, mouse)
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

tert-Butyl bromide is an organic compound with a tert-butyl carbon frame and a bromine substituent. This organobromine compound is used as a raw material in synthetic organic chemistry. The compound is isomeric with 1-bromobutane and 2-bromobutane.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2-Bromo-2-methylpropane - Compound Summary". PubChem Compound. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. 26 March 2005. Identification. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  2. ^ CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 65th Ed.