Material Safety Data Sheet
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C2289 
Health:
Flammability
Reactivity
Hazard Rating:
LeastSlightModerateHighExtreme
01234
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Potassium Bromate  Reagent A.C.S.
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
Formula:KBrO
RTECS:EF8725000 
C.A.SCAS# 7758-01-2
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Potassium Bromate  CAS# 7758-01-2 100% W/W TXDS: orl-rat LD: 321 mg/Kg 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
Heat, shock, friction, or contact with other materials may cause fire or explosion. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Heat, shock, friction, or contact with other materials may cause fire or explosion. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep closed.

FIRST AID: SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: If swallowed, induce vomiting immediately after giving two glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconcious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire
Fire/Explosion Hazards:Strong oxidizer. Contact with combustible materials may cause a fire.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Wear Protective equipment. Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool dry place. Do not get in eyes, on skin, on clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:Dust Mask
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Splash Goggles
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:434CSpecific Gravity3.34
Boiling Point:information not available Percent Volatile by Volume:N/A
Vapor Pressure:N/A Evaporation Rate:N/A
Vapor Density: N/A Evaporation Standard: Not Applicable
Solubility in Water: Soluble Auto ignition Temperature: N/A
Appearance and Odor: Odorless white crystals Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: N/A
Flash Point: N/A Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: N/A
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Heat
Materials to Avoid:
Heavy metals, organic compounds, strong acids, phosphites
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Nitrogen oxides
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
Oxidizer! Conditions aggravated/target organs: Persons with preexisting skin, eye or respiratory conditions may be more susceptible. Acute: Irritation possible to skin, eyes, mucous membranes, lungs, GI tract. Chronic: Systemic bromate poisoning, cyanois, kidney damage, nausea, dermatitis, eye damage. 
DOT Classification: Potassium Bromate, 5.1, UN1484, PG II
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:0Date Entered: 9/1/2006 Approved by: WPF

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