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LC878 1,2-Bis(bromomethyl)-benzene
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC27878 Glass bottle 50 g 53.55


Product information
Synonyms o-Xylylene dibromide, a,a’-Dibromo-o-xylene
Hill Formula C8H8Br2
Chemical formula C6H4-1,2-(CH2Br)2
HS Code 2903 69 90
EC number 202-042-7
Molar mass 263.95 g/mol
CAS number 91-13-4


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) soluble
Melting point 89 – 93 °C
Molar mass 263.95 g/mol
Density 1.96 g/cm3


Safety information
R Phrase R 22-36/37/38
Harmful if swallowed.Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
S Phrase S 26
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Categories of danger harmful, irritant
Hazard Symbol Harmful
Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK WGK 2 water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2811 TOXIC SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(1,2-BIS(BROMOMETHYL)BENZENE), 6.1, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2811 TOXIC SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(1,2-BIS(BROMOMETHYL)BENZENE), 6.1, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 1100 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 97 %
Melting range
– lower value
≥ 89 °C
– upper value ≤ 93 °C
Identity (IR) passes test


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