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A18258 Potassium bromate, 99%

CAS Number
7758-01-2
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A18258-22 100g 35.20
A18258-36 500g 71.90
A18258-0E 2500g 270.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-H335-H336-H351-H373

May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer. Toxic if swallowed. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Suspected of causing cancer. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P220-P221-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P283-P301+P310-P304+P340-P306+P360-P308+P313-P330-P370+P378q-P371+P380+P375-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. 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. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF ON CLOTHING: Rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam In case of major fire and large quantities: Evacuate area. Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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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