2-Bromofluorene is used as a reagent for the preparation of dibromofluorene-labelled polystyrene by nitroxide-mediated polymerization. It is also being used in the agricultural sector as a fungicide for tomato disease control. It’s carcinogenic effects on humans are currently being investigated.
Appearance & Physical State
Colorless powder or crystal
185ºC (135 mmHg)
Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.