Bromine anhydrous, also known as elemental bromine, is a chemical compound composed of bromine and no water. It is mainly used as a disinfectant for swimming pools and cooling towers, and as an intermediate in the production of pharmaceuticals and dyes. When it comes to rubber, bromine anhydrous can cause rapid oxidization and degradation of the rubber material. This is due to the highly corrosive and oxidizing properties of bromine. This can be seen in the form of discoloration, cracking, and embrittlement of the rubber material, leading to eventual failure.
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