● General 

- 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.

● Description

Molecular formula : CH2Br2
CAS number : 74-95-3
EC number :  200-824-2
IUPAC name : Dibromomethane

● Synomyms 

Methyl dibromide
Methylene bromide
Methylene dibromide

● Physical Properties 

Molar mass 173.835 g·mol−1
AppearanceColorless liquid
Density2.477 g mL−1
Melting point−52.70 °C; −62.86 °F; 220.45 K
Boiling point96 to 98 °C; 205 to 208 °F; 369 to 371 K
Solubility in water12.5 g L−1 (at 20 °C)
Vapor pressure4.65 kPa (at 20.0 °C)
Henry’s law9.3 μmol Pa−1 kg−1
constant (kH)
Magnetic susceptibility (χ)-65.10·10−6 cm3/mol
Refractive index(nD)1.541