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Chromium(III) Bromide

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

CrBr3

MDL Number:

MFCD00150214

EC No.:

233-088-6

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PRODUCT Product Code ORDER SAFETY DATA TECHNICAL DATA
(2N) 99% Chromium(III) Bromide
CR3-BR-02-C.AHYD
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(3N) 99.9% Chromium(III) Bromide
CR3-BR-03-C.AHYD
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(4N) 99.99% Chromium(III) Bromide
CR3-BR-04-C.AHYD
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(5N) 99.999% Chromium(III) Bromide
CR3-BR-05-C.AHYD
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Chromium(III) Bromide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula Br3Cr
Molecular Weight 291.71
Appearance Dark crystals or flakes (black, green, or red depending on light source)
Melting Point 1127 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density 4.25 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O Insoluble in cold water, soluble in hot water
Exact Mass 290.693478
Monoisotopic Mass 288.695525

Chromium(III) Bromide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H302-H312-H314-H317-H330-H361
Hazard Codes T+
Risk Codes 21/22-26-34-43-63
Safety Statements 22-26-36/37/39-45
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3260 8/PG 3
WGK Germany 3

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 10/14/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Chromium(III) Bromide

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. CR3-BR-02-C.AHYD 02 , CR3-BR-03-C.AHYD 03 , CR3-BR-04-C.AHYD 04 , CR3-BR-05-C.AHYD 05

CAS #: 10031-25-1

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS05 Corrosion
Skin Corr. 1C H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
GHS label elements
The substance is classified and labeled according to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).
Hazard pictograms

Corrosion - GHS05
GHS05
Signal word Danger
Hazard statements
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary statements
P101 If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
P102 Keep out of reach of children.
P103 Read label before use.
P231 Handle under inert gas.
P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin
with water/shower.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if
present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P422 Store contents under inert gas.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international
regulations.
Classification system:
NFPA ratings (scale 0 - 4)
Health = 4
Fire = 0
Reactivity = 0
HMIS-ratings (scale 0 - 4)
HEALTH
FIRE
REACTIVITY
Health = 4
Fire = 0
Reactivity = 0
Other hazards
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: N/A
vPvB: N/A


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances
CAS # / Substance Name
10031-25-1 Chromium(III) bromide, anhydrous


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
General information: Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.
If inhaled: In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.
In case of skin contact: Immediately wash with soap and water; rinse thoroughly.
In case of eye contact: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Consult a physician.
If swallowed: Drink copious amounts of water and provide fresh air. Immediately call a doctor.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
No data available
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing agents:
CO2, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture No data available
Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment: No special measures required.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
Environmental precautions: Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or groundwater.
Methods and materials for containment and cleanup:
Use neutralizing agent.
Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Reference to other sections
See Section 7 for information on safe handling.
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precautions for safe handling Thorough dedusting.
Handling: Handle under inert gas.
Information about protection against explosions and fires: No special measures required.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities: Store contents under inert gas.
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.
Further information about storage conditions: Keep receptacle tightly sealed.
Specific end use(s) No data available


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Additional information about design of technical systems: No further data; see item 7.
Control parameters
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace: Not required.
Additional information: The lists that were valid during the creation were used as basis.
Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment:
General protective and hygienic measures:
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Breathing equipment: Not required.
Protection of hands:
Protective gloves
The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.
Due to missing tests no recommendation to the glove material can be given for the product/ the preparation/ the
chemical mixture.
Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation
Material of gloves
The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and
varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Penetration time of glove material
The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be
observed.
Eye protection:
Tightly sealed goggles


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance:
Form: Flakes
Color: Dark green
Odor: Acrid
Odor threshold: No data available.
pH: N/A
Melting point/Melting range: Undetermined.
Boiling point/Boiling range: Undetermined.
Flash point: N/A
Flammability (solid, gas): Product is not flammable.
Ignition temperature:
Decomposition temperature: No data available.
Autoignition: No data available.
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Explosion limits:
Lower: No data available.
Upper: No data available.
Vapor pressure: N/A
Density: No data available.
Relative density No data available.
Vapor density N/A
Evaporation rate N/A
Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water: Insoluble.
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): No data available.
Viscosity:
Dynamic: N/A
Kinematic: N/A
Organic solvents: 0.0 %
Solids content: 100.0 %
Other information No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity
Chemical stability
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid No data available
Incompatible materials: No data available
Hazardous decomposition products: No dangerous decomposition products known.


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity:
Primary irritant effect:
on the skin: Strong caustic effect on skin and mucous membranes.
on the eye: Strong caustic effect.
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Additional toxicological information:
Swallowing will lead to a strong caustic effect on mouth and throat and to the danger of perforation of esophagus
and stomach.
Carcinogenic categories
IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer)
Substance is not listed.
NTP (National Toxicology Program)
Substance is not listed.
OSHA-Ca (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
Substance is not listed.


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity
Aquatic toxicity: No data available
Persistence and degradability No data available
Bioaccumulative potential No data available
Mobility in soil No data available
Additional ecological information:
Water hazard class 1 (Self-assessment): slightly hazardous for water
Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities of it to reach groundwater, water courses, or sewage systems.
Must not reach bodies of water or drainage ditch undiluted or unneutralized.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: N/A
vPvB: N/A
Other adverse effects No data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation:
Must not be disposed of together with household garbage. Do not allow product to enter drains, sewage systems, or other water courses system.
Uncleaned packagings:
Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN-Number
DOT, IMDG, IATA UN3260
UN proper shipping name
DOT Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s.
IMDG, IATA CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
Transport hazard class(es)
DOT
Class 8 Corrosive substances
Label 8
IMDG
Label 8
IATA
Class 8 Corrosive substances
Label 8
Packing group
DOT, IMDG, IATA III
Environmental hazards:
Marine pollutant: No
Special precautions for user Warning: Corrosive substances
EMS Number: F-A,S-B
Segregation groups Acids
Transport in bulk according to Annex II of
MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code N/A
Transport/Additional information:
DOT
Quantity limitations On passenger aircraft/rail: 25 kg
On cargo aircraft only: 100 kg
IMDG
Limited quantities (LQ) 5 kg
Excepted quantities (EQ) Code: E1
Maximum net quantity per inner packaging: 30 g
Maximum net quantity per outer packaging: 1000 g
UN "Model Regulation": UN3260, Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s., 8, III


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
Sara
Section 355 (extremely hazardous substances):
Substance is not listed.
Section 313 (Specific toxic chemical listings):
Substance is not listed.
TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act):
Substance is listed.
Proposition 65
Chemicals known to cause cancer:
Substance is not listed.
Chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity for females:
Substance is not listed.
Chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity for males:
Substance is not listed.
Chemicals known to cause developmental toxicity:
Substance is not listed.
Carcinogenic categories
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
Substance is not listed.
TLV (Threshold Limit Value established by ACGIH)
Substance is not listed.
NIOSH-Ca (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
Substance is not listed.
GHS label elements
The substance is classified and labeled according to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
Hazard pictograms
~GHS05
Signal word Danger
Hazard statements
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary statements
P101 If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
P102 Keep out of reach of children.
P103 Read label before use.
P231 Handle under inert gas.
P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin
with water/shower.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if
present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P422 Store contents under inert gas.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international
regulations.
National regulations:
Water hazard class: Water hazard class 1 (Self-assessment): slightly hazardous for water.
Chemical safety assessment: A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.


SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION

Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2018 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.

About Chromium(III) Bromide

Chromium(III) Bromide (also known as Chromium Tribromide) is a ferromagnetic semiconductor. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area forms, may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Please request a quote above to receive pricing information based on your specifications.

Chromium(III) Bromide Synonyms

Chromic bromide, Chromium tribromide, Chromium(3+) bromide, Chromium(III) bromide anhydrous, anhydrous chromium bromide, tribromochromium

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula CrBr3
MDL Number MFCD00150214
EC No. 233-088-6
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
Pubchem CID 82309
IUPAC Name chromium(3+) tribromide
SMILES [Cr+2].[Br-].[Br-].[Br-]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/3BrH.Cr/h3*1H;/q;;;+2/p-3
InchI Key PEQABEZXIYSAFH-UHFFFAOYSA-K

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

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