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Methylmagnesium Bromide

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Methylmagnesium Bromide Solution, 1M in dibutyl ether
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Methylmagnesium Bromide Solution, 3.2M in 2-methyltetrahydrofuran (2-MeTHF)
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Methylmagnesium Bromide Solution, 3M in diethyl ether
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Methylmagnesium Bromide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula CH3BrMg
Molecular Weight 119.24
Appearance Colorless liquid
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density 1.035 g.mL (in diethyl ether)
Solubility in H2O Reacts violently
Exact Mass 117.926854 g/mol

Methylmagnesium Bromide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H225-H260-H302-H314-H336
Hazard Codes F, C
Transport Information UN1928 3(4.3) / PGI
WGK Germany 1

About Methylmagnesium Bromide

Methylmagnesium Bromide is one of numerous organometallic compounds sold by American Elements under the trade name AE Organometallics™. Organometallics are useful reagent, catalyst, and precursor materials with applications in thin film deposition, industrial chemistry, pharmaceuticals, LED manufacturing, and others. American Elements supplies Methylmagnesium Bromide in most volumes including bulk quantities and also can produce materials to customer specifications. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

Methylmagnesium Bromide Synonyms

MeMgBr, Methyl magnesium bromide, Methylmagnesium Bromide Solution in ether, Methylmagnesium Bromide Solution in ethyl ether

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula CH3BrMg
MDL Number MFCD00000041
EC No. 200-844-1
Pubchem CID 6349
IUPAC Name magnesium; carbanide; bromide
SMILES [CH3-].[Mg+2].[Br-]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/CH3.BrH.Mg/h1H3;1H;/q-1;;+2/p-1

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 Elements

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.

Magnesium Bohr ModelSee more Magnesium products. Magnesium (atomic symbol: Mg, atomic number: 12) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 3 element with an atomic mass of 24.3050. The number of electrons in each of Magnesium's shells is [2, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2. The magnesium atom has a radius of 160 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 173 pm. Magnesium was discovered by Joseph Black in 1775 and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808. Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common element in the earth as a whole. Elemental MagnesiumIn its elemental form, magnesium has a shiny grey metallic appearance and is an extremely reactive. It is can be found in minerals such as brucite, carnallite, dolomite, magnesite, olivine and talc. Commercially, magnesium is primarily used in the creation of strong and lightweight aluminum-magnesium alloys, which have numerous advantages in industrial applications. The name "Magnesium" originates from a Greek district in Thessaly called Magnesia.


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