(1,2-Dibromoethyl)benzene / 100 G

Purity: 99 %
Synonym: Styrene dibromide; Phenylethylene bromide; 1,2-Dibromo-1-phenylethane; C8H8Br2
Molecular Formula: C6H5CH(Br)CH2Br
Molecular Weight: 263.96
SKU: MND-79684
CAS Number: 93-52-7
MDL number: MFCD00000138
EC Number: 202-253-4
PubChem: 24850710
Form: solid
Packing size: 100 G  
48.79 EUR

Safety Information

Hazard Statements


Precautionary Statements

P303 + P361 + P353
P305 + P351 + P338
P304 + P340 + P310
P301 + P330 + P331



Signal WordDanger
Flash Point (C)Not available
Flash Point (F)Not available
Boiling Point139-141 °C/15 mmHg (lit.)
Melting Point70-74 °C (lit.)

 Product Description

(1,2-DIBROMOETHYL)BENZENE is a chemical compound used as a building block in organic synthesis. It is characterized by its two bromine atoms attached to an ethyl group on a benzene ring, making it suitable for various chemical reactions.



(1,2-DIBROMOETHYL)BENZENE finds application primarily in organic synthesis as a precursor for the production of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and specialty chemicals. It is used in the synthesis of complex organic molecules due to its versatile reactivity.




- Bromohydration and bromination of the pendant vinylbenzene groups of commercial poly(divinylbenzene-co-ethylvinylbenzene) resins with subsequent modifications of the (1,2-dibromoethyl)benzene groups: thiol-containing styrenic resins

Publication Date: Available online 17 February 1999

K.Lise Hubbard, James A Finch, Graham D Darling


- Condensation Products of Aldehydes with Phenylthiazolidine Obtained from (1,2-Dibromoethyl)benzene

Publication Date: 26 May 2020

G. Sh. Duruskari, A. R. Asgarova, Kh. N. Aliyeva, S. A. Musayeva & A. M. Maharramov


- Styrene Dibromide as a Substitute for Pyrethrum in Oil for Corn Earworm Control

Publication Date: 14 August 1943

G. W. Barber