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7758-01-2 - Potassium bromate, 99% - A18258 - Alfa Aesar

A18258 Potassium bromate, 99%

CAS Number
7758-01-2
Synonyms

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100g 33.00
500g 67.40
2500g 253.00
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Potassium bromate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00011359
EINECS
231-829-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
KBrO3
Formula Weight
167.00
Melting point
ca 370° dec.
Density
3.27
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

Brominates deactivated aromatics, for example nitrobenzene, in conc. sulfuric acid by in situ generation of HOBr: J. Org. Chem., 46, 2169 (1981).

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: H271-H301-H350

May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer. Toxic if swallowed. May cause cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310a-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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
14,7617
Hazard Class
5.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2829.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EF8725000

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