Phosphorus pentabromide is a reactive, yellow solid of formula PBr5, which has the structure PBr4+ Br− in the solid state but in the vapor phase is completely dissociated to PBr3 and Br2. Rapid cooling of this phase to 15 K leads to formation of an ionic species [PBr4]+[Br3]-
Causes severe irritation and burns. May be harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed.
It is crystalline solid having dark red or orange red color. It has chemical formula br5pa1.
Tantalum(v) bromide (tabr5) is an inorganic chemical compound.