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Alfa Aesar™ Carbon tetrabromide, 98% (dry wt.), may cont. up to ca 6% water

$42.04 - $80.61

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Carbon tetrabromide
CAS 558-13-4
Molecular Formula CBr4
Formula Weight 331.63
MDL Number MFCD00000117
UN Number UN2516
Beilstein 1732799
Synonym Tetrabromomethane
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AAL0082114

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alfa aesar™
L0082114
25g Each for $42.04

AAL0082122

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alfa aesar™
L0082122
100g Each for $80.61

AAL0082136

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alfa aesar™
L0082136
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 331.63
Assay Percent Notes (dry wt.), may cont. up to ≈6% water
Assay 98%
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CARBON TETRABROMIDE
MDL Number MFCD00000117
Synonym Tetrabromomethane
UN Number UN2516
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H318-H302-H335-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
Chemical Name or Material Carbon tetrabromide
Molecular Formula CBr4
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Melting Point 90° to 95°C
RTECS Number FG4725000
TSCA TSCA
Quantity 25g
Boiling Point 190°C
CAS 558-13-4
Beilstein 1732799

Applications
Carbon tetrabromide is widely utilized as a solvent for greases, waxes and oils. In Appel reaction, it is used to convert alcohols to alkyl bromides. It has the property of non-flammability and finds application in fire-resistant chemicals as an active ingredient. It is also used for separating minerals. It can serves as an intermediate in manufacturing agrochemicals. It plays a vital role in the plastic and rubber industries for blowing and vulcanization.

Solubility
Insoluble in water. Soluble in ether, chloroform and ethanol.

Notes
Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases and lithium.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H318-H302-H335-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.