Bismuth tribromide

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Bismuth tribromide
Bismuth bromide
Names
IUPAC name
bismuth bromide
Other names
bismuth tribromide
tribromobismuth
tribromobismuthine
tribromobismuthane
bismuth(III) bromide
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.029.201
EC Number 232-121-1
Properties
BiBr3
Molar mass 448.69 g·mol−1
Appearance white to light yellow crystals
Density 5.7 g/cm3 at 25 °C
Melting point 219 °C (426 °F; 492 K)
Boiling point 462 °C (864 °F; 735 K)
-147.0·10−6 cm3/mol
Explosive data
Shock sensitivity N.A.
Friction sensitivity N.A.
Detonation velocity N.A.
Hazards
Main hazards corrosive[1]
C
R-phrases 34
S-phrases 26-36/37/39-45
NFPA 704
Flammability code 0: Will not burn. E.g., water Health code 4: Very short exposure could cause death or major residual injury. E.g., VX gas Reactivity code 2: Undergoes violent chemical change at elevated temperatures and pressures, reacts violently with water, or may form explosive mixtures with water. E.g., phosphorus Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Related compounds
Other anions
bismuth trifluoride
bismuth trichloride
bismuth triiodide
Other cations
nitrogen tribromide
phosphorus tribromide
arsenic tribromide
antimony tribromide
aluminium tribromide
iron(III) bromide
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Bismuth tribromide is an inorganic chemical compound of bismuth and bromine with the chemical formula BiBr3. It may be formed by the reaction of bismuth oxide and hydrobromic acid with the equation

Bi
2
O
3
+ 6 HBr ⇌ 2 BiBr
3
+ 3 H
2
O

Bismuth tribromide can also be produced by the direct oxidation of bismuth in bromine.


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