Title: Barium Bromide
CAS Registry Number: 10553-31-8
Molecular Formula: BaBr2
Molecular Weight: 297.14
Percent Composition: Ba 46.22%, Br 53.78%
Literature References: Prepn: Gmelins, Barium (8th ed.) 30, 223 (1932) and supplement 380-381 (1960).
Properties: Dihydrate, crystals or granules; loses 1H2O at 75° and all the H2O at 120°. Poisonous! mp ~850° when anhydr. Very sol in water; sol in methanol. Almost insol in ethanol, ethyl acetate, acetone, dioxane.
Melting point: mp ~850° when anhydr
Use: In the manuf of other bromides; in the prepn of phosphors.