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At room temperature bromine is a fuming brownish-red liquid. It has a similarly coloured vapour with an offensive and suffocating odour. It is a member of the halogen group. It is the only non-metallic element that is liquid under ordinary conditions, it evaporates easily at standard temperature and pressures in a red vapour that has a strong disagreeable odour resembling that of chlorine.