Barium bromate

  • Bromic acid, barium salt
Formula
Ba(BrO3)2
Structure
Description
A white crystalline solid or powder.
Uses
Substance is used in the preparation of rare earth bromates.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13967-90-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
237-750-5
RTECS
EF8715000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
2719
Merck
12,994
Beilstein/Gmelin
106302 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
BaBr2O6
Formula mass
393.13
Decomposition point, °C
260
Density
3.99 g/cm3 (18 C)
Solubility in water
4.4 g/L

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry location. Keep container tightly closed.
Handling
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.
Protection
Wear protective gloves and clothing and safety goggles.
Respirators
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.
Small spills/leaks
Keep sparks, flames, and other sources of ignition away. Keep material out of water sources and sewers.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
May react violently with combustibles and reducing agents such as textiles, oil, fat, sugar, sawdust, ammonium salts, sulfur, carbon, phosphorus, metal powders and sulfides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Flood with water. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as far a distance as possible.
Fire potential
Oxidizier. Contact with combustible materials may cause a fire.
Hazards
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.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
 
Special
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Health.
Exposure limit(s)
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)
Carcinogin
I-2B, CP65
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Toxic if swallowed. May cause gastroenteritis, muscle paralysis/contractions, vomiting, diarrhea, slow irregular pulse and hypertension.
   Inhalation
Toxic if inhaled. Causes irritation.
   Skin
Causes irritation.
   Eyes
Causes irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Rinse mouth with water. Seek medical attemtion.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
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.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2719
Response guide
Hazard class
5.1
Packing Group
II
 
Std. Transport #
4918773