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

A18258 Potassium bromate, 99%

CAS Number
7758-01-2
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 32.96
500g 67.36
2500g 221.40
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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: P221-P283-P210-P201-P220-P301+P310-P306+P360-P371+P380+P375-P405-P501a

Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Obtain special instructions before use. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON CLOTHING: Rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes. In case of major fire and large quantities: Evacuate area. Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion. 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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