Acetyl Bromide

Title: Acetyl Bromide
CAS Registry Number: 506-96-7
Molecular Formula: C2H3BrO
Molecular Weight: 122.95
Percent Composition: C 19.54%, H 2.46%, Br 64.99%, O 13.01%
Line Formula: CH3COBr
Literature References: Prepd from phosphorus tribromide and glacial acetic acid or acetic anhydride: Burton, Degering, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 62, 227 (1940).
Properties: Fuming liquid; irritating to the eyes. bp 76°. d9 1.52. mp -96°. Violently decomposed by water, or by alcohol; miscible with ether, chloroform, benzene. Protect from water.
Melting point: mp -96°
Boiling point: bp 76°
Density: d9 1.52
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