Bromoethane (CAS 74-96-4), also known as ethyl bromide, is a chemical compound of the haloalkanes group. It is abbreviated by chemists as EtBr (which is also used as an abbreviation for ethidium bromide). This volatile compound has an ether-like odour.
Appearance Colorless transparent liquidMain content ≥ 99.5%
Water content ≤0.03%
Ethyl chloride ≤0.1%
Heavy metal ≤0.001%
Methanol and Ethanol ≤0.2%
1. Used in medicine, pesticide, dye industry, is the ethylating agent of organic synthesis, also used as a refrigerant and organic solvent;2. As an ethyl - chemical agent widely used in dyes, pharmaceuticals, pesticides and other organic synthesis, can also be used as refrigerant, fumigation disinfectant, etc.
Flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Keep container tightly closed. Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place. Ground all equipment containing material. A refrigerated room would be preferable for materials with a flash point lower than 37.8°C (100°F)