N-bromoacetamide

N-bromoacetamide

[¦en ¦brō·mō·ə′sed·ə‚mīd]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CONHBr Needlelike crystals with a melting point of 102-105°C; soluble in warm water and cold ether; used as a brominating agent and in the oxidation of primary and secondary alcohols.
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