Ammonium bromide is often used as an intermediate source of bromide ion in laboratory processes and pharmaceutical preparations. It is most commonly used as an additive in the preparation of photographic films, fireproofing products and corrosion inhibitors. Ammonium bromide is widely utilized in the manufacture of photographic chemicals and emulsions. It is also used in pharmaceutical preparations. It finds application in fireproofing of wood and lithography.
Soluble in water, methanol, ethanol and acetone. Slightly soluble in ether.
Hygroscopic and air sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids, bases, heavy metals, silver salts and potassium.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Specific treatment (see label).
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
RTECSNumber : BO9155000
TSCA : TSCA