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Cadmium bromide is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is CdBr2. It has cadmium and bromide ions in it. The cadmium is in its +2 oxidation state.


Cadmium bromide is a very pale yellow solid. It easily dissolves in water. It is quite toxic.


Cadmium bromide is made by reacting cadmium with bromine or by reacting cadmium or its oxide with hydrobromic acid and evaporating the solution in helium.


It is used in photography and engraving.

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