- Bromic acid, barium salt
A white crystalline solid or powder.
Substance is used in the preparation of rare earth bromates.
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Decomposition point, °C
3.99 g/cm3 (18 C)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry location. Keep container tightly closed.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Wear protective gloves and clothing and safety goggles.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Keep sparks, flames, and other sources of ignition away. Keep material out of water sources and sewers.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
May react violently with combustibles and reducing agents such as textiles, oil, fat, sugar, sawdust, ammonium salts, sulfur, carbon, phosphorus, metal powders and sulfides.
Flood with water. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as far a distance as possible.
Oxidizier. Contact with combustible materials may cause a fire.
May explode from heat or contamination. Some may burn rapidly. Some will react explosively with hydrocarbons (fuels). May ignite combustibles (wood, paper, oil, clothing, etc.). Containers may explode when heated. Runoff may create fire or explosion hazard.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
NIOSH REL*: TWA 0.5 mg/m3 OSHA PEL*: TWA 0.5 mg/m3 [*Note: REL and PEL also apply to other soluble barium compounds (as Ba) except Barium sulfate.] IDLH 50 mg/m3 (as Ba)
Toxic if swallowed. May cause gastroenteritis, muscle paralysis/contractions, vomiting, diarrhea, slow irregular pulse and hypertension.
Toxic if inhaled. Causes irritation.
Rinse mouth with water. Seek medical attemtion.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
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