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The two-character ISO 3166 country code for BRAZIL.

BR

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Federative Republic of Brazil. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Brazilian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Brazil. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Brazil. Each Brazilian state has its own code with the prefix "BR." For example, the code for the State of Acre is ISO 3166-2:BR:AC.
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Taking an average from 14 Nicaraguan eruptions, the scientists found bromine and chlorine concentrations in the stratosphere jumped to levels that are equivalent to 200 percent to 300 percent of the 2011 concentrations of those gases.
The facility has developed from producing additives for petrol into producing bromine and bromine intermediates for use in a wide range of consumer products such as pharmaceuticals, dyes,flame retardants,agrochemicals and water purification systems.
The incremental bromine assets also bolster our abilities to meet growth in customer requirements including the emerging global demand for bromine derivatives for mercury control in coal-fired power plants.
The global bromine market is broadly classified into six segments by applications
Elemental bromine is a primary component of flame retardants, drilling fluids, agriculture, water purification and pharmaceutical products.
According to the company, its elemental bromine and hydrobromic acid products are part of its Performance Chemicals division within the Fine Chemistry business segment and are primarily used in agricultural and pharmaceuticals products.
By comparing the novel MIPAS BrONO2 dataset with model calculations and BrO measurements by SCIAMACHY on Envisat, our general understanding of stratospheric bromine chemistry has been clearly confirmed," said Michael Hopfner of Germany's Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
Bromine, when combined with other chemicals to form useful compounds, is used in a variety of products Arkansans use every day -- and may take for granted.
The first section of the report analyses the reserves of bromine in the CIS: quantity of bromine deposits, their geographic location, reserves and degree of development.
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Frost flowers, the delicate crystals that sometimes grow atop fresh sea ice, can be a substantial source of ozone-destroying bromine in the lower atmosphere near the poles, researchers suggest.