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Thionyl Bromide










General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 507-16-4

Molecular Weight: 207.87 g/mol

Appearance: Colorless liquid

Chemical Formula: SOBr2

Melting Point: -52 C

Boiling Point: 48 C

Density: 2.683 g/mL




Common Uses:


Reagent for converting alcohols to bromides



Procedure excerpt:

To a solution of the SM (2.63 g, 12.5 mmol) in DCM (60 mL) at 0 C was added DMF (0.49 mL, 6.3 mmol) followed by SOBr2 (1.26 mL, 16.3 mmol). The mixture was allowed to . . .

[full procedure]




References:


1) Patent Reference: WO2016014463, page 122, (6.7 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Thionyl bromide (link)

3) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Thionyl bromide (link)