Methyl Bromide 98%


Methyl Bromide 98%

Chemical Name:
Methyl Bromide 98%


CAS Number:

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:
* Highly effective against a wide range of soil-borne pests.
* Quick and deep penetration into the soil.
* Very short exposure period.
* Short waiting period between fumigation and sowing or planting.
* Penetration into undecomposed material.
* Good efficacy in a wide range of temperatures.
* Increased growth response effect.


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) %

Chloropicrin %
1.4 - 2

Specific Gravity 0 C°
1.73 - 1.735

Initial Boiling Point at 760 mm Hg C°
3.5 - 3.5

Acidity (as HBr) ppm


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.


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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