1 6- Dibromohexane
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1,6-dibromohexane is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C6H12Br2. It is a colorless to light yellow liquid with a pungent odour. It can be produced by the reaction of 1,6-hexanediamine with hydrobromic acid in the presence of a solvent such as acetic acid or ethanol. The reaction is typically carried out in a round-bottom flask equipped with a reflux condenser and a magnetic stir bar. The reactants are added to the flask and heated under reflux for several hours. After the reaction is complete, the product is extracted from the reaction mixture using a nonpolar solvent such as diethyl ether or hexane. The organic layer is then dried with anhydrous sodium sulfate and the solvent is removed under reduced pressure to yield crude 1,6-dibromohexane. The crude product can be further purified by distillation or recrystallization from an appropriate solvent to obtain pure 1,6-dibromohexane.
It is commonly used as a building block in the synthesis of various organic compounds, including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and specialty chemicals. It is used as a crosslinking agent in the production of polymers, resins, and coatings.