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LC4701 Phosphorus tribromide
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC31701 50 ml 26.1
AC31701 Glass btl. pl.coat. 250 ml 113.4


Product information
Synonyms Phosphorus(III) bromide
Hill Formula Br3P
Chemical formula PBr3
HS Code 2812 90 00
EC number 232-178-2
Molar mass 270.69 g/mol
EC index number 015-103-00-6
CAS number 7789-60-8


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) (rigorous decomposition)
Melting point -40 °C
Molar mass 270.69 g/mol
Density 2.85 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 173 – 175 °C
Vapor pressure 2.9 hPa (20 °C)
Refractive index 1.6945 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
EUH014: Reacts violently with water.
Precautionary Statement(s) P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Storage class Non combustible, corrosive substances
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 24
Liquid inorganic halides and hydrolysis-sensitive reagents can be carefully stirred dropwise into ice-cool 10% sodium hydroxide solution (Cat. No. 105587) (caution: caustic gases!); container D or E.


Safety information
R Phrase R 14-34-37
Reacts violently with water.Causes burns.Irritating to respiratory system.
S Phrase S 26-45
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger corrosive
Hazard Symbol Corrosive


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1808 PHOSPHORUS TRIBROMIDE, 8, II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1808 PHOSPHORUS TRIBROMIDE, 8, II


Assay (argentometric) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 2.865 – 2.885