Ammonium bromide compacted

Ammonium Bromide Compacted

Chemical Name: Ammonium Bromide

Formula: NH4Br

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
Assay % >99.5
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
Non-Volatiles % <0.01
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

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