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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium bromide, 99+%

$29.78 - $236.03

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium bromide
CAS 7758-02-3
Molecular Formula KBr
Formula Weight 119.01g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011358
Merck Index 14,7618
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Products
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AAA1633922

 
alfa aesar™
A16339-22
100g Each for $29.78

AAA1633936

 
alfa aesar™
A16339-36
500g Each for $66.28

AAA163390B

 
alfa aesar™
A16339-0B
1000g Each for $113.16

AAA16339A4

 
alfa aesar™
A16339-A4
2.5kg Each for $236.03
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Boiling Point 1435°C
Melting Point 730°C
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium bromide
CAS 7758-02-3
Assay ≥99%
Molecular Formula KBr
Formula Weight 119.01g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011358
Merck Index 14,7618
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number TS7650000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Used as an analytical reagent and an oxidizing agent. Potassium bromate is used primarily as a maturing agent for flour and as a dough conditioner. It is also used as a laboratory reagent, in permanent-wave compounds such as food additives and explosives.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in alcohol but insoluble in acetone and ethanol.

Notes
Strong oxidizer. Incompatible with combustible materials, organics, reducing agents, aluminum and finely powdered metals

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.