1,2-Dibromopropane

1,2-Dibromopropane
Skeletal formula of 1,2-dibromopropane with some implicit hydrogens shown
Dibromopropane molecule
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
1,2-Dibromopropane[2]
Other names
Propylene dibromide[1]
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
1718884
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.001.036 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 201-139-1
MeSH 1,2-dibromopropane
RTECS number
  • TX8574000
UNII
UN number 1993
  • InChI=1S/C3H6Br2/c1-3(5)2-4/h3H,2H2,1H3 checkY
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  • CC(Br)CBr
Properties
C3H6Br2
Molar mass 201.889 g·mol−1
Appearance Colourless liquid
Density 1.937 g mL−1
Melting point −55.5 °C; −67.8 °F; 217.7 K
Boiling point 139 to 143 °C; 282 to 289 °F; 412 to 416 K
6.7 μmol Pa−1 kg−1
1.519
Thermochemistry
172.8 J K mol−1
Hazards
GHS pictograms GHS02: Flammable GHS07: Harmful
GHS Signal word Warning
H226, H302, H332
Flash point 50 °C (122 °F; 323 K)
Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):
741 mg kg−1 (oral, rat)
Related compounds
Related alkanes
Related compounds
Mitobronitol
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

1,2-Dibromopropane, also known as propylene dibromide, is an organic compound with the formula CH3CHBrCH2Br. It is the simplest chiral hydrocarbon containing two bromine atoms:

(S)-1,2-Dibrompropane (above) and (R)-1,2-Dibrompropane (below)

References[]

1,2-Dibromo Propane also known as Propylene bromide is a naturally occurring organic compound. It is part of the Vicinal Dihalide family; it is highly unstable due to both torsional strain and its highly electrophilic nature.

  1. ^ "PubChem". pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.
  2. ^ "1,2-dibromopropane - Compound Summary". PubChem Compound. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. 27 March 2005. Identification. Retrieved 21 June 2012.