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N-Bromosuccinicmide

CAS # 128-08-05


DESCRIPTION

N-Bromosuccinimide or NBS is a chemical reagent used in radical substitutionelectrophilic addition, and electrophilic substitution reactions in organic chemistry. NBS can be a convenient source of Br, the bromine radical.

PROPERTIES

Appearance

Off White to light yellow powder

Assay

NLT 98%

Melting Point

Between 1760 C to 1820 C

Loss on Drying (w/w)(@ 800C under vacuum for 3 hrs.)

NMT 1.0 %

Solubility

Sparingly soluble in methanol, Soluble in Acetone, Glacial Acetic Acid & Alkali Hydroxide

 

APPLICATION

        Raw material of organic synthesis, for bromination, pharmaceutical intermediates.             

STORAGE

This product is white or milky white fine crystal, with bromine odor. Soluble in acetone, ethyl acetate, acetic anhydride, insoluble in water, benzene, carbon tetrachloride, chloroform. Specific gravity 2.097, Melting point173-175 ° C, decomposition at 182 ° C