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40413 Zinc bromide, 99.9% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7699-45-8
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
40413-18 50g 38.20
40413-30 250g 166.00
40413-A1 1kg 602.00
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Zinc bromide, 99.9% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011294
EINECS
231-718-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
ZnBr2
Formula Weight
225.19
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
394°
Boiling Point
650°
Density
4.201
Refractive Index
1.5452
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Very soluble in water, alcohol, ether, acetone, tetrahydrofuran.

Applications

In organic chemistry as a Lewis acid. It is the electrolyte in the zinc bromide battery. Zinc bromide solutions can be used as a transparent shield against radiation. In oil and natural gas wells, solutions containing zinc bromide are used to displace drilling mud.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Air Sensitive. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong acids and bases.

Literature References

D.F.C. Morris,; E.L. Short,; D.N. Waters.Zinc chloride and zinc bromide complexes—III: Structures of species in solution. Journal of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry. 1963, 25 (8),975-983.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H317

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P333+P313-P363-P501c

Do not breathe 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. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,10129
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.59
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ZH1150000

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