ITEM                                : PHOSPHORUS OXY BROMIDE

SYNONYMS                         : PHOSPHORYL BROMIDE,

                                           PHOSPHORUS TRIBROMIDE OXIDE

CAS NO.                            : 7789-59-5
MOLECULAR FORMULA         : POBR3
MOLECULAR WEIGHT           : 286.69
APPEARANCE                      : WHITE TO LIGHT ORANGE OR GRAY-TAN TO

                                           GRAY-BROWN CRYSTALS OR CRYSTALLINE

                                           SOLID
ODOR                                : SHARP, PENETRATING, PUNGENT ODOR

BOILING RANGE                  : 191 – 195 °C. (DECOMPOSES) AT 760 MM HG.

MELTING RANGE                  : 55 – 58 °C
SPECIFIC GRAVITY               : 2.80 – 2.84
SOLUBILITY IN WATER         : HYDROLYZES VIOLENTLY WITH WATER

                                          FORMING PHOSPHORIC ACID AND

                                           HYDROGEN BROMIDE

% PURITY BY ASSAY            : 98 – 102 % (BY ASSAY WITH SILVER NITRATE)

                                           (TYPICALLY 79.4 – 75.5 % BROMINE CONTENT)
PACKING                            : 50 KG. CARBOY / 70 KG. DRUM

                                          (FOR EXPORTS UN APPROVED PACKING ALSO

                                           AVAILABLE ON REQUEST)

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