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Bromine Trifluoride Properties

Bromine Trifluoride

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Description

 

Bromine Trifluoride is an interhalogen compound. It is a straw-coloured liquid with a pungent odor.It is soluble in sulfuric acid but explodes on contact with water and organic compounds. Bromine Trifluoride is a powerful fluorinating agent and an ionizing inorganic solvent. Bromine Trifluoride is used to produce uranium hexafluoride (UF6) in the processing and reprocessing of nuclear fuel.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Straw-coloured liquid
Boiling Point 125.72 °C
CAS Number 7787-71-5
Density 2.803 g/cm3
InChI 1S/BrF3/c2-1(3)4
InChIKey FQFKTKUFHWNTBN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Main Hazards Inhalation of bromine trifluoride causes severe irritation of upper respiratory system. Contact with bromine trifluoride liquid or vapor causes severe burns of eyes and can cause ulcers and blindness. If bromine trifluoride contact with skin causes severe burns. Ingestion of bromine trifluoride causes severe burns of mucous membranes.
Melting Point 8.77 °C
Molar Mass 136.90 g/mol
Molecular Formula BrF3
NFPA 704 H-4,F-0,R-3,C-W,OX
Other_Cations Chlorine Trifluoride;Iodine Trifluoride
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