Chemical Name 2,2-dibromo-3-Nitrilopropionamide
Chemical Formula C3H2 Br2N2O
Molecular Weight 241.84
Appearance White to off-white powder
It is used as anti-microbial agent, controlling bacterial, fungal and algal growth in
industrial water systems like cooling towers, pulp and paper mill process water, oil-recovery
systems and air-conditioning systems.
Properties Typical Value
Assay (%): 98.0 min.
Melting Point (oC) : 123 – 128
pH (1% water solution): 4.0 – 6.5
Loss on drying (%) : 1.0 max
DBNPA is to be stored in tightly-closed containers, in dark, cool, dry locations. It is
sensitive to heat and light.