Holmium(III) bromide

Summary

Holmium(III) bromide
Names
IUPAC name
Tribromoholmium
Systematic IUPAC name
Holmium tribromide
Identifiers
  • 13825-76-8  checkY
3D model (JSmol)
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ChemSpider
  • 75581
ECHA InfoCard 100.034.099 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 237-524-6
  • 25212324
UNII
  • BFW34L0Q59 checkY
UN number 12141606
  • DTXSID4065658 Edit this at Wikidata
  • InChI=1S/3BrH.Ho/h3*1H;/q;;;+3/p-3
    Key: MZNSYJWLQLXLHE-UHFFFAOYSA-K
  • Br[Ho](Br)B
Properties
Br3Ho
Molar mass 404.64[1]
Appearance Yellow Crystalline Solid
Density 4.85 g/cm3[1]
Melting point 919 °C (1,686 °F; 1,192 K)[1]
Boiling point 1,470 °C (2,680 °F; 1,740 K)[2]
Will dissolve
log P 2.53680
Thermochemistry
50.1 kJ/mol [3]
Hazards
Main hazards Irritant to eyes, and skin, and internal organs.
GHS pictograms GHS07: Exclamation mark
GHS Signal word Warning
H315, H319, H335[1]
P261, P305+P351+P338[1]P271, P280, P302+P352, P304+P340, P362, P403+P233[4]P405, P501[5]
NFPA 704 (fire diamond)
2
0
0
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Holmium(III) bromide is a crystalline compound made of one holmium atom and three bromine atoms. Holmium bromide is a yellow powder at room temperature.[2] Holmium bromide is hygroscopic.[6] Holmium bromide is odorless.[5]

Reactions

Holmium(III) bromide is formed as a result of the reaction:[7]

2 Ho(s) + 3 Br2(g) → 2 HoBr3(s)

Holmium(III) bromide reacts with strong oxidising agents. When involved in a fire, holmium bromide may release hydrogen bromide, and metal oxide fumes.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Holmium(III) bromide anhydrous, powder, 99.99% trace metals basis | Sigma-Aldrich". www.sigmaaldrich.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  2. ^ a b Elements, American. "Holmium Bromide". American Elements. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  3. ^ Haynes, William M. (2013). CRC handbook of chemistry and physics : a ready-reference book of chemical and physical data (94th ed.). CRC Press. p. 148. ISBN 9781466571150.
  4. ^ "Holmium Bromide | ProChem, Inc". prochemonline.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  5. ^ a b c "Holmium(III) bromide". Fischersci. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  6. ^ "HOLMIUM BROMIDE | 13825-76-8". www.chemicalbook.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  7. ^ Winter, Mark. "Holmium»reactions of elements [WebElements Periodic Table]". www.webelements.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016.