Propargyl bromide, also known as 3-bromo-1-propyne, is an organic compound with the chemical formula CHCCH2Br. It is a halogenated organic compound consisting of an alkyl functional group with 2-propynyl group linked to bromide. It has a lachrymatory effect, like related compounds. The compound is a useful reagent in organic synthesis.
Appearance & Physical State
clear to yello liquid
When propargyl bromide is diluted with 20-30% by weight of toluene, its explosive properties are practically eliminated.