- Lanthanum tribromide
White hexagonal crystals, hygroscopic
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
5.06 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Heat of fusion
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
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.
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids.
Hydrogen bromide gas.
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Irritant. Causes severe irritation.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers.