FR-1524

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FR-1524

Chemical Name:
Tetrabromobisphenol-A
Formula:

C15H12Br4O2

CAS Number:
79-94-7
Bromine content (%):
58.5
Molecular Weight:
543.7

General & Use:

FR-1524, tetrabromobisphenol-A is widely used as a reactive flame retardant in the manufacture of epoxy, phenolic and polycarbonate resins. It is exceptionally suitable where low colour and high clarity are mandatory. It is also cost-effective as an additive flame retardant in applications such as ABS and is an important intermediate in the preparation of more sophisticated flame retardants.

Typical Properties:

Property

Apperance
white crystalline powder

Bromine Content (%)
58.5

Specific Gravity (g/ml)
2.17

Assay (HPLC) (%)
99

Melting Point (°C)
181

Moisture (Karl Fischer), (%)
0.08

Color APHA (in Methanol 20%)
10

Bromides (ppm)
40

 

Thermogravimetric Analysis, (10°C/minute, air)

 

 Weight Loss (%)  °C
 2  262
 5  284
 10  301

 

Solubility

Solvent g/100g at 25°C
Acetone 240
Benzene 0.3
Methanol 92
Water 0.01

 

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.

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