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638447 Sigma-Aldrich

1,2-Dibromo-4,5-dimethylbenzene

97%

Synonym: 4,5-Dibromo-o-xylene

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Properties

Related Categories Aryl, Building Blocks, C8, Chemical Synthesis, Halogenated Hydrocarbons,
InChI Key   BCIDDURGCAHERU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   97%
mp   85-89 °C (lit.)

Description

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

Application

1,2-Dibromo-4,5-dimethylbenzene can be used in the synthesis of alkylamino zinc(II)phthalocyanines, with potential application as photosensitizers in photodynamic therapy. It can also be used in the synthesis of 1,2-dibromo-4,5-bis(dibromomethyl)benzene via reaction with azobisisobutyronitrile.

General description

1,2-Dibromo-4,5-dimethylbenzene can be synthesized via bromination of o-xylene.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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