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Testing Status of Ethyl bromoacetate M960125

 

CASRN: 105-36-2

Formula: C4-H7-Br-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic acid, bromo-, ethyl ester
  • Antol
  • Bromoacetic acid
  • EBA
  • Ethoxycarbonylmethyl bromide

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate in the synthesis of drugs, cosmetics, agricultural chemicals etc. It has a history of prior use as a lacrimator and tear gas agent for chemical warfare, and as an odorant/warning agent in odorless, toxic gases. (exec summary 8/96)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A49676)  Completed 
    •  Positive