DBM - DIBROMOMETHANE
- DIBROMOMETHANE is a colorless liquid with a pleasant odor. Insoluble in water and denser than water. May be toxic by ingestion. Used as a solvent and as a motor fuel.
Dibromomethane is a member of the class of bromomethanes that is methane substituted by two bromo groups. It is produced by marine algae. It has a role as a marine metabolite and an algal metabolite. It is a member of bromomethanes and a bromohydrocarbon.
Molecular formula : CH2Br2
CAS number : 74-95-3
EC number : 200-824-2
IUPAC name : Dibromomethane
● Physical Properties
|Molar mass ||173.835 g·mol−1|
|Density||2.477 g mL−1|
|Melting point||−52.70 °C; −62.86 °F; 220.45 K|
|Boiling point||96 to 98 °C; 205 to 208 °F; 369 to 371 K|
|Solubility in water||12.5 g L−1 (at 20 °C)|
|Vapor pressure||4.65 kPa (at 20.0 °C)|
|Henry’s law||9.3 μmol Pa−1 kg−1|
|Magnetic susceptibility (χ)||-65.10·10−6 cm3/mol|