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Substance Name: N-Bromosuccinimide
RN: 128-08-5
UNII: K8G1F2UCJF
InChIKey: PCLIMKBDDGJMGD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A brominating agent that replaces hydrogen atoms in benzylic or allylic positions. It is used in the oxidation of secondary alcohols to ketones and in controlled low-energy brominations. (From Miall's Dictionary of Chemistry, 5th ed; Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed,).

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H4-Br-N-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 177.9846
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • N-Bromosuccinimide

MeSH Heading

  • Bromosuccinimide

Synonyms

  • 1-Bromo-2,5-pyrrolidinedione
  • AI3-16619
  • CCRIS 2899
  • EC 204-877-2
  • EINECS 204-877-2
  • HSDB 8381
  • N-Bromosuccimide
  • N-Bromosuccinimide
  • NBS
  • NSC 16
  • Succinbromide
  • Succinbromimide
  • Succinibromimide
  • UNII-K8G1F2UCJF

Systematic Names

  • 2,5-Pyrrolidinedione, 1-bromo-
  • N-Bromosuccinimide
  • Succinimide, N-bromo- (8CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 128-08-5

FDA UNII

  • K8G1F2UCJF

Other Registry Numbers

  • 133435-75-3
  • 3493-39-8

System Generated Number

  • 0000128085

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C4H4BrNO2/c5-6-3(7)1-2-4(6)8/h1-2H2

InChIKey

PCLIMKBDDGJMGD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

BrN1C(=O)CCC1=O

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 174 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -1.190 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 1.47E+04 mg/L 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.85E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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