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bromoethane technical grade

Product name bromoethane technical grade
Synonyms ethyl bromide
GOST 2658-75
CAS 74-96-4

Ethyl bromide (bromoethane) is a colorless volatile liquid. It is miscible with most organic solvents. Ethyl bromide is only slightly soluble in water.

Production.

Ethyl bromide is produced by the reaction of ethylene with HBr:

CH2=CH2 + HBr --> C2H5Br

Uses.

  • as a solvent;
  • as an anesthetic in medicine;
  • as a refrigerant and fumigant;
  • as an ethylating agent in organic synthesis;
  • as an additive to fuel;

  • Manufacturer(s) OJSC Altaichimprom
    Chemical structure of ethyl bromide

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