Magnesium bromate hexahydrate

Formula
Mg(BrO3)2
Structure
Description
colorless cubic crystals

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7789-36-8
RTECS
ED4610000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Drug; Natural Product
UN (DOT)
1450
Merck
12,5694
Beilstein/Gmelin
422284 (G)

Properties.
Formula
Br2H12MgO12
Formula mass
280.11
Decomposition point, °C
200
Density
2.29 g/cm3 (20 C)
Thermal expansion
0.000069/K

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
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 appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Keep away from combustible materials. Avoid contact unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. With clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Use water. Do not use dry chemicals or foams. carbon dioxide or Halon may provide limited control. Large Fires. Flood fire area with water from a distance.
Fire potential
These substances will accelerate burning when involved in a fire.
Hazards
May explode from heat or contamination.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
 
Special
O

Health.
Carcinogin
I-2B, CP65
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of dust is toxic.
   Skin
May cause severe burns.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1450
Response guide
Hazard class
5.1
Packing Group
II