vinyl bromideVinyl Bromide

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


Vinyl Bromide Synonyms:

Bromoethene, Bromoethylene;Bromethen;bromure de vinyle;Ethene, bromo-;Vinile (bromuro di);Vinylbromid


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
Density: 1.5±0.1 g/cm3
Vapour Pressure: 1051.4±0.0 mmHg at 25°C
Enthalpy of Vaporization: 25.2±3.0 kJ/mol
Flash Point: -28.7±15.1 °C
Index of Refraction: 1.450
Molar Refractivity: 18.8±0.3 cm3
Polarizability: 7.4±0.5 10-24cm3
Surface Tension: 23.0±3.0 dyne/cm
Molar Volume: 69.8±3.0 cm3


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



Available from inventory in commercial quantities