Periodic Table of the Elements: Bromine

Name: Bromine
Symbol: Br
Atomic Number: 35
Atomic Mass: 79.909
Atomic Volume: 19.61 cc/mol
Discovered By: First isolated by Balard in 1826
Discovery Date: 1826
Origin of Name: Bromine - (Greek) bromos (stench)
Toxicity: Toxic like chlorine, but slightly weaker.
Summary: Bromine is the only non-metallic element that is liquid at room temperature. Bromine is not found free in nature, but usually as the bromide. Bromine liquid or gas (Br2) is severely irritating and toxic.


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LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
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