Sodium bromide

  • Bromide salt of sodium
  • Sedoneural
Formula
NaBr
Structure
Description
White crystalline powder or granules, hygroscopic.
Uses
Photographic chemical.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7647-15-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
231-599-9
R 36/37/38
RTECS
VZ3150000
RTECS class
Drug; Reproductive Effector
Merck
12,8737
Beilstein/Gmelin
13636 (G)
EPA OPP
13907
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-2578
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
BrNa
Formula mass
102.90
Melting point, °C
753
Boiling point, °C
1396
Vapor pressure, mmHg
10 (806 C)
Saturation Concentration
Approximately zero
Density
3.2 g/cm3
Solubility in water
488 g/L (25 C)
Refractive index
1.6459
Dipole moment
2.92 D
Dielectric constant
6.51
Thermal expansion
0.000119/K (25 C)
Heat of fusion
25.1 kJ/mol
Heat of vaporization
180.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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 a chemical apron.
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
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong acids - alkaloidal and heavy metal salts (lead, silver, manganese, antimony, mercury, etc.) - strong oxidizing agents - halogen halides - bromine trifluoride.
Decomposition
Hydrogen bromide, sodium oxide, bromine fumes.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
800
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Substance is noncombustible. Extinguishing media: Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding fire.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
Chronic inhalation and ingestion may cause effects similar to those of acute inhalation and ingestion. May cause incoordination and mental disturbances.
   Ingestion
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Effects may be cumulative. May cause central nervous system effects such as psychosis, hallucinations, depression, visual changes and mental changes. Ingestion may cause skin eruptions and rash.
   Inhalation
May cause effects similar to those described for ingestion.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause 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
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
HS Code
2827 51 00