Ammonium Bromide Compacted
Chemical Name: Ammonium Bromide
CAS Number: 12124-97-9
Bromine content (%): 81.6
Molecular Weight: 97.94
General & Use:
Ammonium Bromide is employed in the preparation of photographic emulsions and developers, in pharmaceutical preparations, as a wood preservative, for water treatment and as a flame-retardant additive.
|Appearance||White Briquettes Clear Colorless|
|Loss on Drying %||<0.2|
|Transmit of 20% Sol 410 nm %||>96|
|pH of a 5% aqueous solution||4.5-5.5|
|Chlorides (as Cl–) wt %||<0.1|
|Iodides (as I–) %||<0.006|
|Sulfates (as SO4) Wt%||<0.005|
|Resistance to KMnO4 Minutes||>10|
|Heavy Metals (as Pb) ppm||<3|
|Iron (as Fe2O3) ppm||<2|
|Alkal Earth Metals (as Ca) %||<0.005|
|Water Insolubles %||<0.005|
Ammonium Bromide is supplied in polyethylene bags of 25 kg net each and in 500kg big bags.
Flammability and Explosivity:
Non-flammable and non-explosive. On heating to sublimation, dissociates into ammonia and hydrogen bromide.
LD50 (oral, rat): 2714 mg/kg
Ammonium bromide is an irritant to the eyes. It is a non-irritant to intact skin