Intro: Make Bromine (without Acid)
How to make bromine
Bromine is a chemical element with symbol Br and atomic number 35. It is the third-lightest halogen, and is a fuming red-brown liquid at room temperature that evaporates readily to form a similarly coloured gas. Its properties are thus intermediate between those of chlorine and iodine. Isolated independently by two chemists, Carl Jacob Löwig (in 1825) and Antoine Jérôme Balard (in 1826), its name was derived from the Ancient Greek βρῶμος "stench", referencing its sharp and disagreeable smell.
Step 1: Materials
-Sodium Bromide(pool salt sub.)
Step 2: Procedure
Detailed video above.
1. Dissolve sodium bromide in water
2. add sodium bisulphate solution
3. Add bleach
Step 3: Finishing
If pure bromine is required distill this solution.
Caution, pure bromine is very very very dangerous