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13490 Cesium bromide, 99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7787-69-1
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
13490-18 50g 52.10
13490-30 250g 175.00
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Cesium bromide, 99% (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
Very soluble in water. Soluble in alcohol. Insoluble in acetone

Applications

Cesium bromide is used in optics as a beamsplitter component in wide-band spectrophotometers.

Notes

It is hygroscopic. Should be stored in a cool, dry place in a tightly sealed container.

Literature References

Foil A. Millera.; Gerald L. Carlsona.; Freeman F. Bentleyb.; Wade H. Jonesb. Infrared spectra of inorganic ions in the cesium bromide region (700-300 cm-1).Spectrochim. Acta. 1960, 16 (1-2),135-235.

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-P264b-P270-P271-P280i-P281-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P330-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. 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: 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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