Chlorobromomethane (CBM)

Chemical Name: Bromochloromethane

Formula: CH2BrCl

CAS Number: 74-97-5

Bromine content: (%): 61.75

Molecular Weight: 129.38

Field of Use:
Bromochloromethane (CBM) is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis, and in the manufacture of Biocides, Pharmaceuticals and Agrochemicals.

Typical Properties:

Boiling point/range °C 67.8
Melting point/range °C -88
Specific gravity, 20°C 1.93
Vapor pressure 117 mm Hg at 20°C
Vapor density(air=1) 4.5
Solubility in water 1.5 g/100ml at 25°C
Solubility in other solvents Soluble in most organic solvents


Assay (GC) % Min – 99
Moisture (by KF) ppm Max – 400
Color APHA Max – 10
Acidity ml Max – 1
Dibromomethane % Max – 0.5
Specific Gravity Min – 1.92


Available in bulk (Isotank). Composite drums 370 Kg per drum, 4 drums per pallet.