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Copper(I) Bromide

Other Names:

Cuprous bromide

General Information:


CAS Number: 7787-70-4

Molecular Weight: 143.45 g/mol

Appearance: White solid (pure)

Chemical Formula: CuBr

Melting Point: 504 C

Common Uses:

Reagent for Sandmeyer reactions where bromide products are desired


1) WO2015051043, page 60

2) Coates, R. M.; Denmark, S. E.; Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Reagents, Auxiliaries, and Catalysts for C-C Bond Formation

3) Wikipedia: Copper(I) bromide (link)

4) Copper(I) bromide (link)