Indium(I) bromide

  • Indium bromide
  • Indium monobromide
Formula
InBr
Description
Orange-red orthorhombic crystals
Uses
Leads to the formation of dimerico-phenyleneindium bromide tetrakis(tetrahydrofuran) adduct

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
14280-53-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
238-172-6
20/21/22 36/37/38
Beilstein/Gmelin
13637 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
BrIn
Formula mass
194.72
Melting point, °C
285
Boiling point, °C
656
Density
4.96 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
1.6 g/L )25 C)
Heat of fusion
15 kJ/mol
Heat of vaporization
86.6 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen bromide gas.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.