Sodium Bromide Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Sodium Bromide Properties

Sodium Bromide

Description

 

Sodium bromide is an inorganic compound. It is a widely used source of the bromide ion and has many applications. Sodium bromide is the most useful inorganic bromide in industry. It has been used as a hypnotic, anticonvulsant, and sedative in medicine , widely used as an anticonvulsant and a sedative in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It is widely used for the preparation of other bromides in organic synthesis and other areas. It s used in conjunction with chlorine as a disinfectant for swimming pools. It is also used to prepare dense fluids used in oil wells.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White powder
Boiling Point 1396 °C
CAS Number 7647-15-6
Density 3.21 g/cm3
EINECS Number 231-599-9
HS Code 28275100
IUPAC Name Sodium Bromide
InChI 1S/BrH.Na/h1H;/q;+1/p-1
InChIKey JHJLBTNAGRQEKS-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Melting Point 747 °C
Molar Mass 102.894 g/mol
Molecular Formula NaBr
Other_Cations Lithium Bromide;Potassium Bromide;Rubidium Bromide;Caesium Bromide
RTECS Number VZ3150000
Refractive 1.6459
Solubility 90.5 g/100 ml
Synonyms Sodium Bromide;Bromide Salt of Sodium
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