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Ethyl bromo acetate

Ethyl bromo acetate

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Ethyl bromo acetate

CAS Number

105-36-2

Appearance

Colourless to yellowish liquid

Assay

> 97 % GC

Solubiliy

Soluble in Organic Solvent, Alcohol

Melting point

159 c.

Density

1.506 w/v

Use

Ethyl Bromoacetate, an alpha-halo ester, is used to prepare beta-hydroxy esters with condensation of aldehydes or ketones in the presence of zinc.(Reformatsky reaction). Ethyl bromoacetate is a lachrymatory compound that highly irritates to eyes.

Storage

Keep away from source of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container