Bromine is known for its unpleasant odour -
hence its Greek name "bromos": "foul odour" -
bromine is a brownish-red coloured liquid. Bromine has been around for more
than two centuries and was used in the past as a treatment for epilepsy.
Nowadays, it is mainly used for disinfecting swimming pool water
- Silver photography component
- Halogen lamps & fire extinguishers
- Flame-retardant component