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Copper(I) bromide

AnhydroBeads, -10 mesh, 99.99% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
Cuprous bromide
Linear Formula:
CuBr
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
143.45
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

product line

AnhydroBeads

assay

99.99% trace metals basis

impurities

≤ 150.0  ppm Trace Metal Analysis

particle size

-10 mesh

mp

504 °C (lit.)

density

4.71 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Battery Manufacturing

SMILES string

[Cu]Br

InChI

1S/BrH.Cu/h1H;/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

NKNDPYCGAZPOFS-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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General description

Cuprous bromide may be prepared by the reduction of cupric bromide or CuSO4-NaBr. In the molten state, it is grayish brown /greenish brown in color.

Application

Some reported applications of copper bromide are:
  • catalyst in cross coupling reactions.
  • co-catalyst in Sonogashira coupling.
  • Lewis acid in enantioselective addition of alkynes.
  • reducing agent, when complexed by three molecules of pyridine initiators for the controlled polymerization of styrene, methyl acrylate and methyl methacrylate.

Reductive homocoupling of α-bromo- α- chlorocarboxylates to dimethyl α, α′ dichlorosuccinate derivatives in presence of CuBr/LiOCH3 in methanol has been reported.

Packaging

25 g in glass bottle

Legal Information

AnhydroBeads is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

storage_class_code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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