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89065 Aluminum bromide, 99.997% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7727-15-3
Synonyms
Aluminum tribromide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
89065-06 5g 43.20
89065-14 25g 142.00
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Aluminum bromide, 99.997% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00003421
EINECS
231-779-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
AlBr3
Formula Weight
266.71
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
97.5°
Boiling Point
265°
Density
3.21
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in benzene, alcohol, carbon disulfide, ether and toluene. Reacts with water.

Applications

Aluminum Bromide, is used as a catalyst for the Friedel-Crafts alkylation reaction, and also for bromination and isomerization in organic synthesis.

Notes

Hygroscopic and moisture sensitive. Store away from air and moisture. Store away from oxidizing agent.

Literature References

Duan Liu; Eda Canales; and E. J. Corey. Chiral Oxazaborolidine-Aluminum Bromide Complexes Are Unusually Powerful and Effective Catalysts for Enantioselective Diels-Alder Reactions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007,129(6), 1498-1499.

Eda Canales; and E. J. Corey. Highly Enantioselective [2+2]-Cycloaddition Reactions Catalyzed by a Chiral Aluminum Bromide Complex. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007,129(42), 12686-12687.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H318

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dusts or mists. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,332
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.59
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BD0350000

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