Structure1,3-dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin (DBDMH)
CAS No. 77-48-5
EC No. 201-030-9
Synonyms 1,3-Dibromo-5,5-dimethyl-2,4-imidazolidinedione; 1,3-Dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin; Dibromo-5,5-dimethyl-2,4-imidazolidinedione; Dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin; DBDMH; Imidazolidinedione, 1,3-dibromo-5,5-dimethyl

1,3-dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin (DBDMH)

​1,3-dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin (DBDMH) is used as bromine donor in chemical synthesis (a convenient alternative to NBS (N-bromosuccinimide) for the bromination of electron-rich arenes.

DBDMH is also used as antimicrobial in circulating water, swimming pool, spring, hospital sewage, food process and hotels.

Packaging & Shelf Life

Pails 25 kg net

Under proper storage conditions the shelf life is 24 months.

Health & Safety

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