Benzyl Bromide

Title: Benzyl Bromide
CAS Registry Number: 100-39-0
CAS Name: (Bromomethyl)benzene
Additional Names: a-bromotoluene; w-bromotoluene
Molecular Formula: C7H7Br
Molecular Weight: 171.03
Percent Composition: C 49.16%, H 4.13%, Br 46.72%
Line Formula: C6H5CH2Br
Literature References: Prepd by the action of bromine on toluene in ultraviolet light: v. Konek, Loczka, Ber. 57, 679 (1924); Zelinsky, DE 478084; Chem. Zentralbl. 1929 II, 1216; Frdl. 16, 335; by the action of bromine on dibenzyl ether: Lachman, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 45, 2359 (1923).
Properties: Lacrimatory liquid. mp -3.9°. bp 198-199°. bp80 127°. d022 1.4380; d17 1.443; d464 1.3886. Slowly decomp by water.
Melting point: mp -3.9°
Boiling point: bp 198-199°; bp80 127°
Density: d022 1.4380; d17 1.443; d464 1.3886
CAUTION: Intensely irritating to skin, eyes, mucous membranes. Large doses cause CNS depression.
Benzyl Chloride Benzyl Cinnamate Benzyl Cyanide Benzyl Ether Benzyl Ethyl Ether