1825,1826 Bromine

The book of science

Tom Sharp

HeidelbergCarl Jacob Löwig, Leopold Gmelin, Antoine Jérôme Balard elements


Atomic number 35

Rare dyes

Bromine, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, fluorine, chlorine, and iodine are nonmetals that exist naturally in a diatomic state. Even though it is toxic in its pure elemental form, it is essential for all animals, required for the formation of collagen.

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  • Bromine,” Elementymology & Elements Multidict, by Peter van der Krogt