Potassium Bromide is a typical Odorless colourless crystal with the characteristic of a pungent bitter saline taste. It is a metal bromide salt with a K(+) counterion. Since bromide salt is seen in potassium bromide the chemical formula is as shown below. Potassium Bromide is fully dissociated and near pH 7 in aqueous solution. This chemical serves as the source of bromide ions.
Properties of Potassium Bromide
|Formula||KBr or BrK|
|Molecular Weight||119.002 g/mol|
|Melting Point||1346 ° F|
|Boiling Point||2615 ° F|
Potassium Bromide Structural Formula
The structural formula of potassium bromide can be pictured by understanding the chemical formula. We can see that the potassium atom is connected to one Bromine atom. A representation of vinegar structural formula is given below.
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