Nickel bromide

  • Nickel(II) bromide
  • Nickel(2+) bromide
  • Nickel dibromide
Formula
NiBr2
Structure
Description
Yellowish-green odorless solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13462-88-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
236-665-0
R 45 36/37/38 43
UN (DOT)
3288
Merck
12,6585
Beilstein/Gmelin
9285 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
Br2Ni
Formula mass
218.49
Melting point, °C
963
Boiling point, °C
(sublimes)
Density
5.09 g/cm3
Solubility in water
567 g/L
Heat of fusion
41.86 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong acids - strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen bromide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-Combustible
Hazards
Irritating hydrogen bromide vapors may form in fire.
Combustion products
Irritating hydrogen bromide vapors may form in fire.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
0.1 mg/m3 TLV
Carcinogin
G-A4, I-1, N-1, CP65
Exposure effects
May cause cancer in humans.
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   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.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
3288
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
USCG CHRIS Code
NBR