Chemical Name: Methyl Bromide 98%
CAS Number: 74-83-9
General & Use:
Methyl Bromide, a colorless gas, odorless at low concentrations; a colorless to straw-colored liquid under pressure or refrigeration, is a powerful fumigant used widely for both soil and space fumigation providing very efficient and economic control.
Major Features of Methyl Bromide are:
METABROM 980®, containing 98% MBr by weight, is the formulation of choice for soil fumigation. The 2% chloropicrin added serves as an efficient warning agent.
|Assay for MBr Only (by GC) %||>99.7|
|Chloropicrin %||1.4 – 2|
|Specific Gravity 0 °C
Initial Boiling Point at 760 mm Hg °C
|1.73 – 1.735
3.5 – 3.5
|Acidity (as HBr) ppm||<6|
METABROM 980®, 98% methyl bromide + 2% chloropicrin w/w is available in returnable 50 and 100 kg cylinders as well as in 454 g (1 lb) and 681 g (1 .5 lb) tinned steel cans.
Packaging specifications are available on request.