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1,2-Dibromoethane, also known as Ethylene Dibromide (EDB), is an organobromine compound with the chemical formula C2H4Br2. Although trace amounts occur naturally in the ocean, where it is formed probably by algae and kelp, it is mainly synthetic. It is a dense colorless liquid with a faint sweet odor, detectable at 10 ppm, is a widely used and sometimes-controversial fumigant. The combustion of 1,2-dibromoethane produces hydrogen bromide gas that is significantly corrosive
|Density||2.18 g mL−1|
|Melting point||9.4 to 10.2 °C; 48.8 to 50.3 °F; 282.5 to 283.3 K|
|Boiling point||129 to 133 °C; 264 to 271 °F; 402 to 406 K|
|Solubility in water||0.4% (20 °C)|
|Vapor pressure||1.56 kPa|
- Ethylene dibromide was used in the past as an additive to leaded gasoline; however, since leaded gasoline is now banned, it is no longer used for this purpose.
- Ethylene dibromide was used as a fumigant to protect against insects, pests, and nematodes in citrus, vegetable, and grain crops, and as a fumigant for turf, particularly on golf courses. In 1984, EPA banned its use as a soil and grain fumigant.
- Ethylene dibromide is currently used in the treatment of felled logs for bark beetles and termites, and control of wax moths in beehives.
- Ethylene dibromide is also used as an intermediate for dyes, resins, waxes, and gums
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