4-Bromophenylacetic Acid - CAS 1878-68-8

4-Bromophenylacetic Acid (CAT: R005874) is a chemical compound belonging to the class of phenylacetic acids. It consists of a phenyl ring with a bromine atom substituted at the fourth position and a carboxylic acid group attached to the phenyl ring. This compound has potential applications in organic synthesis as an intermediate for the preparation of various pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals. It serves as a building block in the synthesis of more complex molecules due to its ability to undergo various chemical reactions, including esterification, amidation, and coupling reactions.

Catalog Number: R005874

CAS Number: 1878-68-8

PubChem Substance ID:355121323

Molecular Formula: C8H7BrO2

Molecular Weight:215.046

Purity: ≥95%

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Synonyms4-Bromobenzeneacetic Acid; (p-Bromophenyl)acetic acid; 2-(4-Bromophenyl)acetic acid; NSC 14358;


Molecular Formula: C8H7BrO2
Molecular Weight215.046
StorageDesiccate at +4C

Computed Descriptor

IUPAC Name2-(4-bromophenyl)acetic acid