Methyl Bromide 100%

Chemical name: Bromomethane

Formula: CH3Br

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 quarantine & preshipment as well as space fumigation providing very efficient and economic control.

Major Features of Methyl Bromide are:

  • Highly effective against a wide range of pests.
  • Very short exposure period.
  • Penetration into undecomposed material.
  • Good efficacy in a wide range of temperatures.


Assay (GC, Weight %) >99.7
Specific Gravity 0 C° 1.73-1.735
Distillation Range at 760 mm Hg 3.5-5 C° % VOL >97.5
Acidity (as HBr) ppm <6


MBr 100% is available in returnable, 50 and 100 kg cylinders; 675 Kg steel cylinders and isotanks as well as in 454 g (1 lb.) and 681 g (1 .5 lb.) tinned steel cans.
Packaging specifications are available on request.

  • Please note that the values indicated do not constitute specification limits. To obtain current specifications, refer to your local Sales Office/Representative or ICL-IP Head Office at address herein.


  1. Click for PDF -Methyl Bromide -Safety Handbook
  2. Montreal Protocol (external link)