Tribromofluoromethane

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Tribromofluoromethane
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Identifiers
CAS number 353-54-8 N
PubChem 67707
ChemSpider 61026 YesY
EC number 206-535-8
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Properties
Molecular formula CBr3F
Molar mass 270.72 g/mol
Appearance Colorless liquid
Density 2.7650 g/cm3 at 25 °C

1.8211 g/cm3 at 0 °C

Melting point −73 °C (−99 °F; 200 K)
Boiling point 108 °C (226 °F; 381 K)
Hazards
R-phrases R36/37/38
S-phrases S26, S37/39
Main hazards Irritant (Xi)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Tribromofluoromethane or Halon 1103 or R 11B3 is a fully halogenated mixed halomethane or more exactly a bromofluorocarbon (BFC). It is a colorless liquid.

Tribromofluoromethane can be used in fire extinguishers. However, because it contains bromine, it has high ozone depletion potential (ODP) and most of the halons are banned by Montreal Protocol.

Table of physical properties[edit]

Property Value
Refractive index (n) at 20 °C 1.5216
Surface tension at 20 °C 31.68 mN.m−1
Viscosity at 0 °C 2.09 mPa.s (2.09 cP)

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