Decabromodiphenyl Ether Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Decabromodiphenyl Ether Properties

Decabromodiphenyl Ether

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Decabromodiphenyl ether is a brominated flame retardant which belongs to the group of polybrominated diphenyl ethers. The chemical is always used in conjunction with antimony trioxide in polymers, mainly in high impact polystyrene which is used in the television industry for cabinet backs. It is also used for polypropylene drapery and upholstery fabric by means of backcoating and may also be used in some synthetic carpets.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White or pale yellow solid
Boiling Point 425 °C
CAS Number 1163-19-5
Density 3.364 g/cm3
EINECS Number 214-604-9
IUPAC Name 2,3,4,5,6-Pentabromo-1-(2,3,4,5,6-Pentabromophenoxy)Benzene
InChI 1S/C12Br10O/c13-1-3(15)7(19)11(8(20)4(1)16)23-12-9(21)5(17)2(14)6(18)10(12)22
Melting Point 294–296°C
Molar Mass 959.17 g/mol
Molecular Formula C12Br10O
RTECS Number KN3525000
Solubility <0.1 g/100 ml
Synonyms DecaBDE;Deca-BDE;BDE-209;2,2',3,3',4,4',5,5',6,6'-Decabromodiphenyl Ether uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X