Title: Bismuth Tribromophenate
CAS Registry Number: 5175-83-7
CAS Name: Tris(2,4,6-tribromophenoxy)bismuthine
Additional Names: bismuth tribromophenol; tribromophenolbismuth
Trademarks: Sigmaform; Xeroform (Warner-Chilcott)
Molecular Formula: C18H6BiBr9O3
Molecular Weight: 1198.35
Percent Composition: C 18.04%, H 0.50%, Bi 17.44%, Br 60.01%, O 4.01%
Line Formula: (Br3C6H2O)3Bi
Literature References: Prepd from sodium tribromophenolate and bismuth nitrate: Kollo, Pharm. Post. 45, 1013-1014, C.A. 7, 28311 (1913); Hagers Handb. Pharm. Praxis Band 1, 686 (Berlin, 1930); N.N.R. 1951, pp 66, 505. [In early publications bismuth tribromophenate was described as a basic bismuth salt (Br3C6H2O)2BiOH.Bi2O3: Hagers Handb., loc. cit.]
Properties: Amorphous yellow powder. Stable below 120°. Neutral to moistened litmus paper. Slightly sol in water, alcohol, chloroform, vegetable oils. Dec by alkalies and strong acid. Ref: N.N.R. 1951, p 505.
Therap-Cat-Vet: See Bismuth.
Keywords: Antiseptic/Disinfectant; Halogens/Halogen Containing Compounds.