IYPT 2019 Elements 035: Bromine: Flame retardants and purple dye

Element 35 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is bromine. One of only two elements in the periodic table that are liquids at room temperature, its compounds are used as flame retardants and were historically used in dyes. Bromine is the only non-metal which is a liquid at room temperature. It’s a […]


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