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Chemical Properties

Melting point −7.2 °C(lit.)
Boiling point 58.8 °C(lit.)
Density  3.119 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor density  7.14 (vs air)
vapor pressure  175 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Flash point 113 °C
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  35g/l
form  Liquid
Specific Gravity 3.119
color  Red-brown
Odor Odor can be detected at concentrations as low as 0.05 ppm; exposure to concentrations below 1 ppm causes lacrimation.
Resistivity 7.8E18 μΩ-cm, 20°C
Water Solubility  35 g/L (20 ºC)
Merck  13,1378
Exposure limits TLV-TWA 0.1 ppm (0.7 mg/m3) (ACGIH, MSHA, NIOSH, and OSHA); TLV-STEL 0.3 ppm (ACGIH); IDLH 10 ppm (NIOSH).
Stability Stable. Incompatible with reducing agents, alkali metals, powdered metals, steel, iron, copper, organic materials.
CAS DataBase Reference 7726-95-6(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Bromine(7726-95-6)
EPA Substance Registry System Bromine(7726-95-6)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  T+,C,N,T
Risk Statements  26-35-50-40-22-46-45
Safety Statements  26-45-61-7/9-36/37/39-28-53
RIDADR  UN 1744 8/PG 1
WGK Germany  2
RTECS  EF9100000
HS Code  2801 30 90
HazardClass  8
PackingGroup  I
Toxicity LD50 oral (rat) 2600 mg/kg
LC50 inhal (rat) 2700 mg/m3
PEL (OSHA) 0.1 ppm
TLV-TWA (ACGIH) 0.1 ppm (0.7 mg/m3)
STEL (ACGIH) 0.3 ppm (2 mg/m3)


Usage And Synthesis