2-BROMOPROPANE

Chemical Identification
Chemical Identification
CAS # 75-26-3
Formula

C₃H₇Br

Synonyms

isopropyl bromide

Physical Properties
Physical Properties
Physical description Colorless to slightly yellow flammable liquid.
Boiling point 138°F Molecular weight 123.01
Freezing point/melting point -128°F Vapor pressure 31.5 kPa
Flash point 71.6°F Vapor density
Specific gravity Ionization potential
Lower explosive limit (LEL) Upper explosive limit (UEL)
NFPA health rating NFPA fire rating
NFPA reactivity rating NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.) R289
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media CSC tube (100/50 mg) [SKC 226-01]
Sampling time*

240 minutes

Sampling volume (TWA)*

12 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*

0.05 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

 

Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
Analytical method instruments GC-ECD
Method reference OSHA 1017 (fully validated)
Notes
 

 

Special requirements
 

 

* All sampling instructions above are recommended guidelines for OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs), please see the corresponding OSHA method reference for complete details.

Wipe Method
Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
 

 

Bulk Method
Bulk Method
 

 

On-Site Screening Techniques
On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
Exposure Limits
Exposure Limits
OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
NIOSH REL
Up to 10-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV©
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
CAL/OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
PEL-TWA
 

 

REL-TWA
 

 

TLV-TWA
 

 

PEL-TWA
 

 

PEL-STEL
 

 

REL-STEL
 

 

TLV-STEL
 

 

PEL-STEL
 

 

PEL-C
 

 

REL-C
 

 

TLV-C
 

 

PEL-C
 

 

Skin notation
 

NA

Skin notation
 

NA

Skin notation
 

NA

Skin notation
 

NA

Notes:
 

Not established

Notes:
 

Not established

Notes:
 

Not established

Notes:
 

Not established

Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
Carcinogenic classifications: Notes:
 

 

AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:
 

 

Additional Resources and Literature References
Additional Resources and Literature References

NOAA: CAMEO Chemicals - Not listed

NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Not listed

Literature References

 
  • NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: TX4111000
  • National Toxicology Program: NTP-CERHR Monograph on the Potential Human Reproductive and Developmental Effects of 2-Bromopropane (2-BP) .
  • Ichihara, G.: Neuro-reproductive toxicities of 1-bromopropane and 2-bromopropane. Int. Arch. Occup. Environ. Med. 78(2): 79-96, 2005.
  • Ichihara, G., et al.: Occupational health survey on workers exposed to 2-bromopropane at low concentrations. Am. J. Ind. Med. 35(5): 523-531, 1999.
  • Park, J.-S., Kim, Y., Park, D.W., Choi, K.S. Park, S.-H. and Moon, Y.-H.: An outbreak of hematopoietic and preproductive disorders due to solvents containing 2-bromopropane in an electronic factory, South Korea: Epidemiological survey. J. Occup. Health 39(2): 138-143, 1997.
  • Pohanish, R.P. (editor): Bromopropane. In, Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens, Fourth Ed., Vol. 1. Norwich, NY: Noyes Publications, William Andrew Publishing, 2002, pp. 380-381.
  • Yu, I.J., Kim, H.Y., Lim, C.H., Lee, Y.M. and Moon, Y.H.: The occupational exposure level (OEL) for 2-bromopropane: the first OEL established by Korea. Appl. Occup. Environ. Hyg. 14(6): 356-358, 1999.

Last Updated Date : 12/15/2020