Numéro UN : UN1062

Formule moléculaire brute : CH3Br

Principaux synonymes

Noms français :

  • Bromométhane
  • Bromure de méthyle

Noms anglais :

  • Bromométhane (methyl bromide)
  • Methyl bromide
Utilisation et sources d'émission 1

Utilisation principale: fumigation. Aussi utilisé en synthèse de composés organiques.


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