Boron Tribromide Dimethyl Sulfide Complex


(CH3)2S • BBr3

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Compound Formula C2H6BBr3S
Molecular Weight 312.66
Appearance Yellow, red, orange, or brown liquid
Melting Point 106-108 °C (223-226 °F)
Boiling Point N/A
Density 1.456 g/mL
Monoisotopic Mass 309.783325 Da
Exact Mass 311.781293

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Sulfide IonBoron Tribromide Dimethyl Sulfide Complex is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.


Dimethyl sulfide-tribromoborane; Tribromoborane-methyl sulfide; Tribromo[(methylsulfanyl)methane]boron; Boron tribromide dimethyl sulfide complex solution; tribromo(sulfide)boron; Boron tribromide dimethyl sulfide complex; Dimethyl sulfide-tribromoborane; Tribromoborane-methyl sulfide; tribromo-dimethylsulfonioboron

Chemical Identifiers

Formula (CH3)2S • BBr3
CAS 29957-59-3
Pubchem CID 4181510
MDL MFCD00043296
EC No. N/A
IUPAC Name tribromo(dimethylsulfonio)boranuide
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES Br[B-](Br)(Br)[S+](C)C
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C2H6BBr3S/c1-7(2)3(4,5)6/h1-2H3

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Products & Element Information

See more Boron products. Boron Bohr ModelBoron (atomic symbol: B, atomic number: 5) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 2 element with an atomic weight of 10.81. The number of electrons in each of boron's shells is 2, 3 and its electron configuration is [He] 2s2 2p1. The boron atom has a radius of 90 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 192 pm. Boron was discovered by Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac and Louis Jacques Thénard in 1808. It was first isolated by Humphry Davy, also in 1808. Boron is classified as a metalloid is not found naturally on earth. Elemental BoronAlong with carbon and nitrogen, boron is one of the few elements in the periodic table known to form stable compounds featuring triple bonds. Boron has an energy band gap of 1.50 to 1.56 eV, which is higher than that of either silicon or germanium. Boron is found in borates, borax, boric acid, colemanite, kernite, and ulexite.The name Boron originates from a combination of carbon and the Arabic word buraqu meaning borax.

See more Bromine products. Bromine (atomic symbol: Br, atomic number: 35) is a Block P, Group 17, Period 4 element. Its electron configuration is [Ar]4s23d104p5. The bromine atom has a radius of 102 pm and its Van der Waals radius is 183 pm. In its elemental form, CAS 7726-95-6, bromine has a red-brown appearance. Bromine does not occur by itself in nature, it is found as colorless soluble crystalline mineral halide salts. Bromine was discovered and first isolated by Antoine Jérôme Balard and Leopold Gmelin in 1825-1826.

See more Sulfur products. Sulfur (or Sulphur) (atomic symbol: S, atomic number: 16) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 3 element with an atomic radius of 32.066. Sulfur Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Sulfur's shells is 2, 8, 6 and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p4. In its elemental form, sulfur has a light yellow appearance. The sulfur atom has a covalent radius of 105 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 180 pm. In nature, sulfur can be found in hot springs, meteorites, volcanoes, and as galena, gypsum, and epsom salts. Sulfur has been known since ancient times but was not accepted as an element until 1777, when Antoine Lavoisier helped to convince the scientific community that it was an element and not a compound.

Recent Research

A simple method for the enrichment of bisphenols using boron nitride., Fischnaller, Martin, Bakry Rania, and Bonn Günther K. , Food Chem, 2016 Mar 1, Volume 194, p.149-55, (2016)

Simultaneous determination of eleven compounds related to metabolism of bioamines in rat cortex and hippocampus by HPLC-ECD with boron-doped diamond working electrode., Zhang, Lu, Yang Jun-Qing, Luo Ying, Shang Jing-Chuan, and Jiang Xin-Hui , J Pharm Biomed Anal, 2016 Jan 25, Volume 118, p.41-51, (2016)

Water-dispersed thermo-responsive boron nitride nanotubes: synthesis and properties., Kalay, Saban, Stetsyshyn Yurij, Lobaz Volodymyr, Harhay Khrystyna, Ohar Halyna, and Culha Mustafa , Nanotechnology, 2016 Jan 22, Volume 27, Issue 3, p.035703, (2016)

Origin of high ammonium, arsenic and boron concentrations in the proximity of a mine: Natural vs. anthropogenic processes., Scheiber, Laura, Ayora Carlos, Vázquez-Suñé Enric, Cendón Dioni I., Soler Albert, and Baquero Juan Carlos , Sci Total Environ, 2016 Jan 15, Volume 541, p.655-66, (2016)

Microfluidic platform for environmental contaminants sensing and degradation based on boron-doped diamond electrodes., Medina-Sánchez, Mariana, Mayorga-Martinez CarmenC, Watanabe Takeshi, Ivandini TribidasariA, Honda Yuki, Pino Flavio, Nakata Kazuya, Fujishima Akira, Einaga Yasuaki, and Merkoçi Arben , Biosens Bioelectron, 2016 Jan 15, Volume 75, p.365-74, (2016)

A boron difluoride dye showing the aggregation-induced emission feature and high sensitivity to intra- and extra-cellular pH changes., Wu, Dan, Shao Li, Li Yang, Hu Qinglian, Huang Feihe, Yu Guocan, and Tang Guping , Chem Commun (Camb), 2016 Jan 11, Volume 52, Issue 3, p.541-4, (2016)

L-phenylalanine preloading reduces the (10)B(n, α)(7)Li dose to the normal brain by inhibiting the uptake of boronophenylalanine in boron neutron capture therapy for brain tumours., Watanabe, Tsubasa, Tanaka Hiroki, Fukutani Satoshi, Suzuki Minoru, Hiraoka Masahiro, and Ono Koji , Cancer Lett, 2016 Jan 1, Volume 370, Issue 1, p.27-32, (2016)

Surface nitridation improves bone cell response to melt-derived bioactive silicate/borosilicate glass composite scaffolds., Orgaz, Felipe, Dzika Alexandra, Szycht Olga, Amat Daniel, Barba Flora, Becerra José, and Santos-Ruiz Leonor , Acta Biomater, 2016 Jan 1, Volume 29, p.424-34, (2016)

Boron doped diamond sensor for sensitive determination of metronidazole: Mechanistic and analytical study by cyclic voltammetry and square wave voltammetry., Ammar, Hafedh Belhadj, Ben Brahim Mabrouk, Abdelhédi Ridha, and Samet Youssef , Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl, 2016 Feb 1, Volume 59, p.604-10, (2016)

Boron nitride nanotubes included thermally cross-linked gelatin-glucose scaffolds show improved properties., Şen, Özlem, and Culha Mustafa , Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces, 2016 Feb 1, Volume 138, p.41-9, (2016)