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17000 Sigma-Aldrich

Bromoacetic acid

ReagentPlus®, ≥99.0%

Synonym: α-Bromoacetic acid, Monobromoacetic acid

  • CAS Number 79-08-3

  • Linear Formula BrCH2COOH

  • Molecular Weight 138.95

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 506167

  •  EC Number 201-175-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00002678

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329751436

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Properties

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grade   ReagentPlus®
InChI Key   KDPAWGWELVVRCH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
  ≥99.0%
impurities   ≤1% dibromoacetic acid (1H-NMR)
bp   208 °C(lit.)
mp   46-49 °C
  47-49 °C(lit.)
solubility   chloroform: 10%, clear, colorless

Description

Application

Bromoacetic acid is mainly used for the N-terminal bromoacylation of resin bound peptides.
It can also be used:
• To synthesize (Z)-2-(cyclooct-4-en-1-yloxy)acetic acid.
• To synthesize α-bromo-phenylacetamide.
• To convert aromatic thiosemicarbazones to thiazolylhydrazones.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3425 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
AF5950000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C

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