Magnesium Bromide Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Magnesium Bromide Properties

Magnesium Bromide

Description

 

Magnesium Bromide is a chemical compound of magnesium and bromine that is white and deliquescent. It is often used as a mild sedative and as an anticonvulsant for treatment of nervous disorders. It is water soluble and somewhat soluble in alcohol. Magnesium bromide can be synthesized by reacting hydrobromic acid with magnesium oxide and crystallizing the product. It can also be made by reacting magnesium carbonate and hydrobromic acid, and collecting the solid left after evaporation. Magnesium bromide is used at a catalyst for many reactions, typically as a solvent or used as a Grignard reagent. It also has been used as a tranquilizer. Magnesium bromide was used to synthesize the first stable magnesium silylenoid.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 7789-48-2
Density 3.72 g/cm3
InChI 1S/2BrH.Mg/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2
InChIKey OTCKOJUMXQWKQG-UHFFFAOYSA-L
Melting Point 711°C
Molar Mass 184.113 g/mol
Molecular Formula MgBr2
Solubility 102 g/100 ml
Synonyms Beryllium Bromide;Calcium Bromide;Strontium Bromide;Barium Bromide;Radium Bromide
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