Bromine is widely known as a chemical element, which has its atomic number 35 and has symbol as Br. Standing as the third-lightest halogen, which evaporates promptly to make a similarly colored gas. The properties of this chemical is intermediate between those of iodine and chlorine. The chemical is the third halogen and being non-metallic, it comes in group 17 of the periodic table. In this way, its chemical properties are similar to those of fluorine, iodine and chlorine. Standing as one of the most reactive elements, the bond energies to Bromine incline to be less than those to chlorine, but more than iodine.
- Brominated flame retardants stand for a good of increasing importance, and has wide commercial usages.
- With Ethylene, it acts as an additive in gasoline, incorporating lead anti-engine knocking elements.
- In its poisonous form, it can be widely utilized as pesticide so as to fumigate soil, housing with the method of tenting.
- Utilized as general sedatives, other usages include high-density dyes, drilling liquids and pharmaceuticals.