brominating agent

brominating agent

[′brō·mə‚nād·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(chemistry)
A compound capable of introducing bromine into a molecule; examples are phosphorus tribromide, bromine chloride, and aluminum tribromide.
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Wolfe, Pyrrolidone Hydrotribrornide: a Brominating Agent with Selectivity for Ketones, Can.
In continuation of our interest in organohalogen chemistry [15], herein we report a- monobromination of aryl methyl ketones without any catalyst at room temperature using some ammonium hydrotribromide salts as brominating agents under mild reaction conditions.