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C11081 Aldrich

Tetrabromomethane

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym: Carbon tetrabromide

  • CAS Number 558-13-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) CBr4

  • Molecular Weight 331.63

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1732799

  •  EC Number 209-189-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00000117

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892347

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Properties

Related Categories Bromination, C-X Bond Formation (Halogen), Chemical Synthesis, Synthetic Reagents
grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor pressure   40 mmHg ( 96 °C)
InChI Key   HJUGFYREWKUQJT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99%
bp   190 °C(lit.)
mp   88-90 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

5, 100, 500 g in glass bottle

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.

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