vinyl bromideVinyl Bromide

CAS No. 593-60-2
Catalog No. 655561


Synonyms: Bromoethene, Bromoethylene, Vinyl Bromide


Typical Applications

• Pharmaceutical intermediate
• starting material to prepare vinylmagnesium bromide which is used as a nucleophilic reagent in a Grignard reaction
• used as a monomer in polymerization reactions with other comonomers to form copolymers which exhibit interesting flame-retardant characteristics


Physical Properties

Form and Appearance: Liquified gas, colorless, sweet odor
Molecular Weight: 106.95
Boiling Point: 61ºF (15.6ºC)
Specific Gravity: 1.517 g/mL @ 25ºC
Melting Point: -139ºC
Solubility: in water 0.565% @ 25 oC
Water Reactive: Not reactive


Chemical Formula




Purity/Analysis: 98% minimum by GC
Form and Appearance: Liquified gas, colorless, sweet odor


Product Categories

Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Gas cylinders; Chemical Synthesis; Monomers; Specialty Gases; Synthetic Reagents; Vinyl Halides; Amines; Amides; Vinyl Monomers



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