Synthesis of Isopropyl Bromide (KBr Method)

To a reflux apparatus add 60 mL of cold water and slowly 115 mL of conc. sulfuric acid then start a quick addition of a mixture prepared from 80 mL of isopropyl alcohol and 130 g of very fine potassium bromide, reflux for 3h. Fraction distill the solution by collecting the range up to 95°C, dry over anhydrous calcium chloride and redistill.

Source

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The mixture

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Distillation

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The mixture after the distillation

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The crude product

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The pure product

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