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107131 Sigma-Aldrich

Hexabromobenzene

98%

  • CAS Number 87-82-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6Br6

  • Molecular Weight 551.49

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1912586

  •  EC Number 201-773-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00000058

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24846754

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Properties

Related Categories Aryl, Building Blocks, C6, Chemical Synthesis, Halogenated Hydrocarbons,
InChI Key   CAYGQBVSOZLICD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   98%
mp   >300 °C (lit.)
solubility   chloroform: soluble 10 mg/mL

Description

Packaging

25 g in glass bottle

Application

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

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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
DA2200100

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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