Meaning of BROMINE in English


Name: bromine

Symbol: Br

Atomic number: 35

Atomic weight: 79.904 (1)

Group in periodic table: 17

Group name: Halogen

Period in periodic table: 4

Block in periodic table: p-block

CAS registry ID: 7726-95-6

Bromine is the only liquid nonmetallic element. It is a member of the halogen group. It is a heavy, volatile, mobile, dangerous reddish-brown liquid. The red vapour has a strong unpleasant odour and the vapour irritates the eyes and throat. It is a bleaching. When spilled on the skin it produces painful sores. It is a serious health hazard, and maximum safety precautions should be taken when handling it.

Chemistry of the elements English vocabulary.      Английский словарь химии элементов.