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.

Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 24 months.

Health & Safety

Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet).