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Br2

F.W. 159.83

Due to Flinn’s unique safety packaging, truck shipment is no longer required. The total volume of bromine in these ampules is about 1 mL.

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Highly toxic by inhalation and ingestion; severe skin irritant; very strong oxidizer; reacts violently with many organic compounds; very hazardous substance even in this small ampule. LD50 2600 mg/kg. TLV 0.66 mg/m3

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Storage:
Inorganic #2. Store in ampule (before single use). Since the bromine is in a sealed, glass ampule it will not present a vapor problem.
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
As packaged, excellent. This is meant to be a one-time-use product.
Soluble:
Most organic solvents; slightly in water.
Color:
Dark red/brown
Odor:
Irritating, chlorinelike
CAS No.:
7726-95-6
Technical Note:
Keep a supply of sodium thiosulfate solution (hypo) on hand as a neutralizer when working with bromine.