Sodium Bromide Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Sodium Bromide Properties

Sodium Bromide



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
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 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