Iodine monobromide

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Iodine monobromide
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Names
IUPAC name
Iodine monobromide
Other names
Iodine bromide
Identifiers
7789-33-5 N
ChemSpider 74216 N
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 82238
Properties
IBr
Molar mass 206.904 g/mol
Appearance dark red solid
Melting point 42 °C (108 °F; 315 K)
Boiling point 116 °C (241 °F; 389 K)
Related compounds
Other anions
iodine monochloride, iodine monofluoride
Related interhalogen compounds
Iodine monochloride
Iodine monofluoride
Bromine monochloride
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Iodine monobromide is an interhalogen compound. It is a dark red solid that melts near room temperature. Like iodine monochloride, IBr is used in some types of iodometry. It serves as a source of I+.

Synthesis[edit]

Iodine monobromide is formed when iodine and bromine are combined:[1]

I2 + Br2 → 2 IBr

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greenwood, Norman N.; Earnshaw, Alan (1997). Chemistry of the Elements (2nd ed.). Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN 0080379419.