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7758-02-3 - Potassium bromide, 99+% - A16339 - Alfa Aesar

A16339 Potassium bromide, 99+%

CAS Number
7758-02-3
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 19.62
500g 43.67
1000g 74.57
2.5kg 155.53
5000g 273.98
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Potassium bromide, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00011358
EINECS
231-830-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
KBr
Formula Weight
119.01
Melting point
730°
Boiling Point
1435°
Density
2.75
Refractive Index
1.559
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Slightly soluble in alcohol but insoluble in acetone and ethanol.

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.

Notes

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

Literature References

Khan, N.; Sharma, S.; sativa, N. Ameliorates potassium bromate-induced early events of carcinogenesis: diminution of oxidative stress. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2003, 22 (4) , 193-203.

Murata, M.; Bansho, Y.; Inoue, S. ; Ito, K.; Ohnishi, S.; Midorikawa, K.; Kawanishi, S. Requirement of Glutathione and Cysteine in Guanine-Specific Oxidation of DNA by Carcinogenic Potassium Bromate. Chem. Res. Toxicol. 2001, 14 (6), 678-685.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335-H303

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,7618
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.51
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
TS7650000

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