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Alfa Aesar™ Copper(II) bromide, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Copper(II) bromide
CAS 7789-45-9
Molecular Formula CuBr2
Formula Weight 223.36g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010970
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,2629
Synonym Cupric bromide
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AAA1633514

 
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A16335-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1633522

 
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A16335-22
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A16335-36
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Boiling Point 900°C
Melting Point 498°C
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Copper(II) bromide
CAS 7789-45-9
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CuBr2
Formula Weight 223.36g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010970
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,2629
Synonym Cupric bromide
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Copper(II) bromide is used in photographic processing as an intensifier and as a brominating agent in organic synthesis. It is also used in the coupling of o-iodophenols and aryl acetylenes avoiding the use of palladium. It finds application in the preparation of NK1/NK2 receptor antagonists used in the regulation of tachykinin.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, ammonia and acetone. Insoluble in benzene, ether, sulfuric acid and ethyl ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and metals.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.