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12928 Cesium bromide, 99.9% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7787-69-1
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
12928-18 50g 71.90
12928-30 250g 283.00
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Cesium bromide, 99.9% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00010954
EINECS
232-130-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
BrCs
Formula Weight
212.81
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
636°
Boiling Point
1300°
Density
4.44
Refractive Index
1.6984
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Cesium bromide is applied to make radiation detectors and other measuring devices. Cesium bromide has limited application in the deep IR. Cesium bromide is slightly more amenable to optical working than CsI and is sometimes utilized as a beam splitter component in wideband spectrophotometers.

Notes

Incompatible with oxidizing agents, acids.

Literature References

Hagemark, K.; Hengstenberg, D. Association in vapor of ionic salts. Vapor density of rubidium bromide and cesium bromide. J. Phys. Chem. 1967, 71 (10), 3337-3339.

Campbell, M. L.; Rackley, S. A.; Giambalvo, L. N.; Whitehead, D. C. Vanadium(V) oxide mediated bromolactonization of alkenoic acids. Tetrahedron lett. 2015, 71 (23), 3895-3902.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335-H361

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280i-P281-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear eye/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,2009
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.59
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
FK9275000

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