Zinc Bromide is a hygroscopic compound that is easily soluble in water. The zinc bromide forms di-hydrate as ZnBr2 · 2H2O. It is used in organic chemistry as a Lewis acid and also an electrolyte in the zinc bromide battery. It also used as a transparent film shield against radiations. Let us know more about the chemical composition and various other details of Zinc Bromide.
|Molecular Weight||225.188 g/mol|
|Chemical Name||Zinc dibromide, dibromozinc and Zinc(II) bromide|
|Melting Point||394 °C|
|Solubility in water||697 °C|
Zinc Bromide Structural Formula
Zinc bromide is a non-flammable chemical component. It has zinc with +2 charge and bromide ion of -1 charge. The structural formula of zinc bromide is as shown below in the diagram.
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