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Title: w-Bromoacetophenone
CAS Registry Number: 70-11-1
CAS Name: 2-Bromo-1-phenylethanone
Additional Names: phenacyl bromide
Molecular Formula: C8H7BrO
Molecular Weight: 199.04
Percent Composition: C 48.27%, H 3.54%, Br 40.14%, O 8.04%
Line Formula: C6H5COCH2Br
Literature References: Prepn from acetophenone and bromine: Rother, Reid, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 41, 77 (1919); Cowper, Davidson, Org. Synth. 19, 24 (1939); Shevchuk, Dombrovskii, Zh. Obshch. Khim. 33(4), 1135 (1963).
Properties: Crystals, mp 50°. d 1.65. bp20 133-135°. Irritating vapors. Lacrimator! Practically insol in water. Freely sol in alcohol, benzene, chloroform, ether.
Melting point: mp 50°
Boiling point: bp20 133-135°
Density: d 1.65
CAUTION: Highly irritating to skin, eyes, mucous membranes.

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