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LC2100 1,2-Dibromoethane
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC29100 Glass bottle 250 ml 25.40
AC29100 Glass btl. pl.coat. 1 L 73.80


Product information
Synonyms Ethylene bromide, Ethylene dibromide
Hill Formula C2H4Br2
Chemical formula CH2BrCH2Br
HS Code 2903 31 00
EC number 203-444-5
Molar mass 187.86 g/mol
EC index number 602-010-00-6
CAS number 106-93-4


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 490 °C 
Solubility 4.04 g/l (20 °C) 
Melting point 10 °C
Molar mass 187.86 g/mol
Density 2.18 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 132 °C
Vapor pressure 14.7 hPa (20 °C)
Refractive index 1.5127 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information
R Phrase R 45-23/24/25-36/37/38-51/53
May cause cancer.Also toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase S 53-45-61
Avoid exposure – obtain special instructions before use.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger carcinogenic, toxic, irritant, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol Toxic
Dangerous for the environment
Storage class 6.1A Combustible substances, toxic
WGK WGK 3 highly water endangering
Disposal 9
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled “Highly toxic” or “Toxic”: container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1605 ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE, 6.1, I, Segregation Group: 10 (Liquid halogenated hydrocarbons)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1605 ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE, 6.1,


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 108 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 300 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 99 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 2.175 – 2.180
Identity (IR) passes test



Safety information according to GHS