Numéro UN : UN1891

Formule moléculaire brute : C2H5Br

Principaux synonymes

Noms français :

  • Bromoéthane
  • Ethyl bromide

Noms anglais :

  • Ethyl bromide
Utilisation et sources d'émission 1 2 3 4

Le bromoéthane est utilisé comme :

  • agent d'éthylation en synthèse organique
  • solvant d'extraction
  • agent réfrigérant

Dans le passé, ce produit a aussi été utilisé comme anesthésique local.


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