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C11081

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Tetrabromomethane

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym(s):
Carbon tetrabromide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
CBr4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
331.63
Beilstein:
1732799
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor pressure

40 mmHg ( 96 °C)

Quality Level

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99%

form

crystals

bp

190 °C (lit.)

mp

88-90 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

BrC(Br)(Br)Br

InChI

1S/CBr4/c2-1(3,4)5

InChI key

HJUGFYREWKUQJT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Tetrabromomethane may be used in the following applications:
  • As a transfer agent for the copolymerization of methylmethacrylate and p-divinylbenzene to form soluble crosslinked polymers.
  • As a catalyst for the aerobic photooxidative synthesis of aromatic esters from benzyl alcohols under metal-free conditions.
  • Bromination of adamantane and its derivatives in the presence of iron compounds as catalyst.

Packaging

5, 100, 500 g in glass bottle

Legal Information

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Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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