N-Bromosuccinimide or NBS is a chemical reagent used in radical substitution, electrophilic addition, and electrophilic substitution reactions in organic chemistry. NBS can be a convenient source of Br, the bromine radical.
|Appearance||Off White to light yellow powder|
|Melting Point||Between 176° C to 182°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|