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87893 Calcium bromide, anhydrous, 99.5%

CAS Number
7789-41-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
87893-09 10g 27.20
87893-18 50g 75.60
87893-30 250g 279.00
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Calcium bromide, anhydrous, 99.5%

MDL
MFCD00010902
EINECS
232-164-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
CaBr2
Formula Weight
199.90
Form
-50 Mesh Powder
Melting point
730°
Boiling Point
806-812°
Density
3.353
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, ethanol and acetone. Insoluble in dioxane, chloroform and ether.

Applications

Calcium bromide is a dehydrating agent used in photography, food preservatives, wood preservatives, fire retardants and freezing mixtures. It is used as an oxidizer for mercury emissions control. It is widely used for the preparation of drilling fluids, completion fluids and drilling muds formulations. It also finds application in the manufacture of mineral water.

Notes

Hygroscopic.

Literature References

Marabello, D.; Antoniotti, P.; Benzi, P.; Canepa, C.; Diana, E.; Operti, L.; Mortati, L.; Sassi, M. P. Non-linear optical properties of β-D-fructopyranose calcium chloride MOFs: an experimental and theoretical approach. J. Mater. Sci. 2015, 50 (12), 4330-4341.

Sato, T.; Oi, T. Calcium isotope fractionation in liquid chromatography with benzo-18-crown-6 resin in aqueous hydrobromic acid medium. J. Nucl. Sci. Technol. 2015, 52 (5), 641-650.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H303-H315-H319-H335

May be harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/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.

Other References

Merck
14,1654
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.59
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EV9328000

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