Monday, January 30, 2012

Bromoacetic Acid

Bromoacetic acid is the chemical compound with the formula CH2BrCO2H. This colorless solid is a relatively strong alkylating agent.

Bromoacetic acid and its esters are widely used building blocks in organic synthesis, for example in pharmaceutical chemistry.

Monobromoacetic acid has been used in commercial letterpress printing, in the production of plastics and in medical and surgical hospitals.

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