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C11081 Sigma-Aldrich

Tetrabromomethane

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym: Carbon tetrabromide

  • CAS Number 558-13-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) CBr4

  • Molecular Weight 331.63

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1732799

  •  EC Number 209-189-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00000117

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892347

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Bromination, C-X Bond Formation (Halogen), Chemical Synthesis, Synthetic Reagents
Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   40 mmHg ( 96 °C)
product line   ReagentPlus®
assay   99%
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

Description

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

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN 2516 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
FG4725000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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