INTRODUCTION

1-Bromohexane is an organic liquid belonging to the category of alkyl bromides or bromoalkanes. Its reactivity is due to presence of bromine in the allylic position. Apart from being a useful solvent in organic synthesis, it is used in synthesis of various intermediates.

Manufacture
It is manufactured from hexene by using HBr. The process involves addition for bromine free radical across the pi bond in the substrate alkene.

Synonymsn-Hexyl bromide
Hexyl bromide
CAS no.113-25-1
EINECS no.203-850-2
Molecular formulaC6H13Br
Molecular weight165.07
Structure

Applications

Intermediates
It is used in manufacture of intermediates such as:
* 3-(Hexylamino)phenol
* 1-Fluorohexane
* 2-(2-Hexyloxyethoxy)ethanol
* Trihexylphosphine
* N-Hexyltrimethylammonium bromide
* 1-(4-Bromophenyl)hexane
* 3-Hexylthiophene
* 3-(Hexyloxy)benzaldehyde
Others
As alkylation agent in Grignard synthesis
In synthesis of bromocyclics and cyclic compounds substituted with linear C6 chain
In synthesis of ionic liquids for polyketones

SPECIFICATIONS

TestUnitSpecification
AppearanceColourless to pale yellow liquid
Identification by GCRetention time of the major peak obtained from the test solution should match with that obtained from the standard solution
Water by KF%Max 0.1
Acidity as HBr%Max 0.1
Purity by GC%Min 98.0

STORAGE
Stored at ambient temperature

PACKING
250 kg UN-approved drum

REACH Status
Not registered yet

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