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Phosphorus Pentabromide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula Br5P
Molecular Weight 430.49
Appearance Yellow to dark orange crystals or powder
Melting Point ~100 °C (dec.)
Boiling Point 106 °C (dec.)
Density 3.61 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O Reacts
Exact Mass 429.561 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 425.565 g/mol

Phosphorus Pentabromide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements H314
Hazard Codes C
Precautionary Statements P280-P305+P351+P338-P310
RTECS Number N/A
Harmonized Tariff Code 2812.90
Transport Information UN 2691 8/PG II
WGK Germany 3
GHS Pictograms

About Phosphorus Pentabromide

Phosphorus Pentabromide is generally immediately available in most volumes. American Elements manufactures materials to many standard grades when applicable including Mil Spec (military grade), ACS, Reagent and Technical Grades; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grades, Optical, Semiconductor, and Electronics Grades, and follows applicable USP, EP/BP, and ASTM testing standards. Most materials can be produced in high and ultra high purity forms (99%, 99.9%, 99.99%, 99.999%, and higher). Standard and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (SDS) information is available. Please request a quote above to receive pricing information based on your specifications.

Phosphorus Pentabromide Synonyms

Phosphorus(V) bromide, Pentabromophosphorane, UNII 3D9WIS0BQW

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula PBr5
MDL Number MFCD00011437
EC No. 232-186-6
Beilstein/Reaxys No. 3903332
Pubchem CID 62678
IUPAC Name pentabromo-λ5-phosphane
SMILES P(Br)(Br)(Br)(Br)Br
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Br5P/c1-6(2,3,4)5

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.

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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, bromine Bromine Bohr Model 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.


Phosphorus Bohr ModelSee more Phosphorus products. Phosphorus (atomic symbol: P, atomic number: 15) is a Block P, Group 15, Period 3 element. The number of electrons in each of Phosphorus's shells is 2, 8, 5 and its electronic configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p3. The phosphorus atom has a radius of and its Van der Waals radius is Phosphorus is a highly-reactive non-metallic element (sometimes considered a metalloid) with two primary allotropes, white phosphorus and red phosphorus its black flaky appearance is similar to graphitic carbon. Compound forms of phosphorus include phosphates and phosphides. Phosphorous was first recognized as an element by Hennig Brand in 1669 its name (phosphorus mirabilis, or "bearer of light") was inspired from the brilliant glow emitted by its distillation.


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