Phosphorus TribromidePhosphorus Tribromide (PBr3) is a colorless, corrosive, fuming liquid. It is a strong reducing agent, and is water-and air-reactive. Even though it is not flammable, we still recommend a secure chemical storage building or container that meets specific regulations for storing Phosphorus Tribromide. That’s why we suggest one of the following: View All Chemical Storage Products
Phosphorus Tribromide Storing Details
- Flammable Details: Non-flammable
- Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant chemical storage building.
- Compatible Details: Incompatible with moisture, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, reactive metals, acids, alcohols.
- Description: Phosphorus tribromide is a colourless liquid with the formula PBr3. It fumes in air due to hydrolysis and has a penetrating odour. It is widely used in the laboratory for the conversion of alcohols to alkyl bromides.
- Classification: CLASS 8
- Brand Name: n/a
Phosphorus Tribromide Properties
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|PBr3||2.85 g/cm³||343.°F (173.°C)||Phosphorus tribromide||270.69 g/mo||N/A||-42.°F (-41.°C)|