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Material Safety Data Sheet
Silver bromide

Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification

 

MSDS Name: Silver bromide
Catalog Numbers: 191128
Synonyms:
None
Company Identification:
Nile Chemicals
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Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
7785-23-1 Silver bromide (agbr) 99.0 232-076-8

Section 3 - Hazards Identification

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

Appearance: yellow solid.
Caution! Light sensitive. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.
Target Organs: None.


Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause eye irritation. No information regarding eye irritation and other potential effects was found.
Skin: May cause skin irritation. No information regarding skin irritation and other potential effects was found.
Ingestion: May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Inhalation: The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Chronic: No information found.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures


Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
Skin: Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
Ingestion: If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
Inhalation: Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures


General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
Extinguishing Media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Flash Point: Not available.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: Not published.

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures


General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage


Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection


Engineering Controls: Use process enclosure, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to control airborne levels.
Exposure Limits

Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs
Silver bromide (agbr) none listed none listed none listed


OSHA Vacated PELs: Silver bromide (agbr): No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
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 minimize contact with skin.
Respirators: Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties


Physical State: Solid
Appearance: yellow
Odor: Not available.
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: 700 deg C
Freezing/Melting Point:432 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: IN WATER: 0.135 MG/L (25C)
Specific Gravity/Density:6.4730g/cm3
Molecular Formula:AgBr
Molecular Weight:187.77

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity


Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid: None reported.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: None reported..
Hazardous Decomposition Products: None reported.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported

Section 11 - Toxicological Information


RTECS#:      
CAS# 7785-23-1 unlisted.
LD50/LC50:
Not available.

Carcinogenicity:
CAS# 7785-23-1: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.

Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Mutagenicity: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
Other Studies:

Section 12 - Ecological Information


No information available.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations


Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

  US DOT Canada TDG
Shipping Name: Not regulated as a hazardous material No information available.
Hazard Class:    
UN Number:    
Packing Group:    

Section 15 - Regulatory Information


US FEDERAL

TSCA
     CAS# 7785-23-1 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
     None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
     None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
     None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
     None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
     None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
     None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
Section 313
     This material contains Silver bromide (agbr) (listed as Silver compounds), 99.0%, (CAS# 7785-23-1) which is subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of SARA Title III and 40 CFR Part 373.
Clean Air Act:
     This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
     This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
     This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA. CAS# 7785-23-1 is listed as a Toxic Pollutant under the Clean Water Act.
OSHA:
     None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
STATE
     CAS# 7785-23-1 can be found on the following state right to know lists: California, (listed as Silver compounds), New Jersey, (listed as Silver compounds), Pennsylvania, (listed as Silver compounds).

 

Section 16 - Additional Information

The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. However, we make no warranty of merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information, and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Users should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information for their particular purposes. In no event shall Nile Chemicals be liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, howsoever arising, even if Nile Chemicalsr has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

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