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Sigma-Aldrich

Hexabromobenzene

98%

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6Br6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
551.49
Beilstein:
1912586
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

98%

form

solid

mp

>300 °C (lit.)

solubility

chloroform: soluble 10 mg/mL

SMILES string

Brc1c(Br)c(Br)c(Br)c(Br)c1Br

InChI

1S/C6Br6/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9

InChI key

CAYGQBVSOZLICD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Hexabromobenzene is used as fire retardant in plastics, paper and electric manufactured goods. It undergoes protodebromination when treated with sodium methoxide in methanol and ethyl methyl ketone to give a mixture of tetrabromobenzenes.

Application

The porphyrinogenic potential of hexabromobenzene (HBB) with hexachlorobenzene was studied in the liver of primiparous rats.

Packaging

25 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 4 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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