Bromine

CAS RN: 7726-95-6

Major Uses

For bromine (USEPA/OPP Pesticide Code: 008701) ACTIVE products with label matches. /SRP: Registered for use in the U.S. but approved pesticide uses may change periodically and so federal, state and local authorities must be consulted for currently approved uses./
Bromine is an active ingredient in four products; two products with multiple active ingredients and two products as the sole active ingredient. The multiple active ingredient products control mold, mildew, fungi, insects, and odors in exposed surfaces of bedding, mattresses, textiles, drapes, upholstered furniture, rugs, carpets, and storage areas. The other two bromine products, formulated as cartridges, are used to disinfect drinking water in nonresidential settings. The ready-to-use liquid products containing bromine as well as other active ingredients are intended for household, farm premises, and animal quarters use. Use of the two drinking water bromine products is for ships and oil rig platforms .
Manufacturing of organic and inorganic chemicals, such as fuel additives, fire retardants, pesticides, oil well drilling fluids, pharmaceuticals, dyestuffs. Brominating agent. In water disinfection; as bleaching agent, surface disinfectant.
Chemical intermed for ethyl bromide, methyl bromide, ethylene dibromide, other bromine cmpd & salts; in bleaching agents, disinfecting agents
Intermed in manufacture of sedatives, anesthetics, antispasmodic agents, hydraulic fluids, refrigerating & dehumidifying agents, hair-waving preparation
The primary use for elemental bromine is in the manufacture of bromine compounds that have chemical and biological activity, high density, or fire retarding and extinguishing properties. Bromine products are well represented in such use areas as gasoline additives, flame retardants, agricultural chemicals, drilling fluids, photographic chemicals, sanitizers, dyes, pharmaceuticals, and others.
Medication
Swimming pool disinfectant.
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