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226734 Aldrich

Phosphorus pentabromide

95%

Synonym: Pentabromophosphorane

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Properties

Related Categories Bromination, C-X Bond Formation (Halogen), Chemical Synthesis, Synthetic Reagents
InChI Key   QRKVRHZNLKTPGF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   95%

Description

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Application

Phosphorus pentabromide (PBr5) is a bromination agent generally used to convert alcohols to bromides and in the dibromination of ketones. PBr5 can also be used as the phosphorus source in the preparation of indium phosphide (InP) nanowires.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Reacts violently with water.
RIDADR 
UN 2691 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
3

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Activating Reagents and Protecting Groups

The use of activating agents and protecting groups in organic synthesis is necessary to prevent unwanted side reactions from occurring when using other common reagents such as oxidizing or reducing a...
Chemfiles Volume 1 Article 3
Keywords: Organic synthesis

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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