Air & Water Reactions
Slightly soluble in water.
ChEBI: A bromophenol that is phenol substituted by bromo groups at positions 2, 4 and 6. It is commonly used as a fungicide and in the preparation of flame retardants.
Crystallise the phenol from EtOH or pet ether. Dry it under vacuum over P2O5 at room temperature. [Beilstein 6 IV 1067.]
Soft, long, white crystals with a bromine odor.
Data is not available for 2,4,6-Tribromophenol. 2,4,6-Tribromophenol is probably non-flammable.
2,4,6-Tribromophenol can react with oxidizing materials .
WHITE TO SLIGHTLY BROWN POWDER