What is it?

“1-Bromopropane (n-propylbromide or nPB) is an organobromine compound with the chemical formula CH3CH2CH2Br.” Wikipedia

What are the effects?

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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) identifies that 1-Bromopropane “may damage fertility and may damage the unborn child, is a highly flammable liquid and vapour, causes serious eye irritation, may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure, causes skin irritation, may cause respiratory irritation and may cause drowsiness or dizziness, is suspected of causing cancer and is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.”

The compound is on ECHA Candidate List of “Substances of very High Concern.”

How is it used?

1-Bromopropane is used as a solvent (dissolves other substances) in adhesives, dry cleaning, spot removers, lubricants (decreases friction between surfaces) and degreasers (removes grease).

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