Magnesium Bromide

Magnesium bromide (MgBr2) is a chemical compound of magnesium and bromine that is white and deliquescent. It is often used as a mild sedative and as an anticonvulsant for treatment of nervous disorders. It is water soluble and somewhat soluble in alcohol. It can be found naturally in small amounts in some minerals such as: bischofite and carnallite, and in sea water, such as that of the Dead Sea.

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Standard Enthalpy Change Of Formation (data Table) - Miscellaneous Compounds
... Hydrogen Cyanide Gas HCN +130.5 Hydrogen bromide Liquid HBr −36.3 Hydrogen Chloride Gas HCl −92.30 Hydrogen Chloride Aqueous HCl −167.2 Hydrogen Fluoride Gas HF −269 Hydrogen Iodide Gas HI +26.5 ...
Magnesium Bromide - Uses
... Magnesium bromide is used as a catalyst for many reactions, typically as a solvent or used as a Grignard reagent ... Magnesium bromide in combination with CH2Cl2 catalyzes a reaction that causes specific symmetry and chiral centers through hydrogenation of olefins ... Magnesium bromide when bonded to other functional groups has shown more practical uses other than catalyzing reactions ...