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|Molar mass||284.288 g/mol|
|Appearance||yellow-white crystalline solid|
|Melting point||480 °C|
|Boiling point||815 °C|
|0.0047 g/100 mL (20 °C)|
|EU classification||Very toxic (T+)|
Dangerous for the environment (N)
|R-phrases||R26/28, R33, R51/53|
|S-phrases||(S1/2), S13, S28, S45, S61|
|Other anions||Thallium(I) fluoride,|
|Other cations||Indium(I) bromide,|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Thallium(I) bromide, also known as thallous bromide, is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is TlBr. It has thallium and bromide ions in it. The thallium is in its +1 oxidation state.
Properties[change | change source]
Thallium(I) bromide is a yellow-white solid. It is similar to silver bromide. It gets darker when light shines on it. It is very toxic, like all thallium compounds. It does not dissolve in water.
Preparation[change | change source]
Thallium(I) bromide is made by reacting thallium and bromine or by reacting sodium or potassium bromide with any thallium compound.
Uses[change | change source]
It is used in semiconductors and gamma ray and X-ray detectors.