Material Safety Data
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Sodium Bromide
Catalog Numbers: S78369, S78369-1, NC9508240, NC9557408,
S255 3, S255 500, S255-3, S255-500, S2553, S255500, S783691, XXS25550KG
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Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
Symbols: None listed.
Risk Phrases: None listed.
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: white. Caution! May cause eye and skin
irritation. May cause respiratory and digestive tract irritation. May cause
central nervous system depression. May cause fetal effects based upon animal
Target Organs: Central nervous system.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: May cause central nervous system depression,
characterized by excitement, followed by headache, dizziness, drowsiness, and
nausea. Advanced stages may cause collapse, unconsciousness, coma and possible
death due to respiratory failure. Advanced stages may cause collapse,
unconsciousness, coma and possible death due to respiratory failure.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation. May
cause effects similar to those described for ingestion.
Chronic: May cause fetal effects. May cause incoordination
and mental disturbances.
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water
for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get
Skin: Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty
of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing
Ingestion: If victim is conscious and alert,
give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an
unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give
oxygen. Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician: Treat
symptomatically and supportively.
Section 5 - Fire
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.
Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding fire.
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and
place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, observing
precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Avoid generating dusty
conditions. Provide ventilation.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove
contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation.
Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and
clothing. Do not ingest or inhale.
Storage: Store in a
cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be
equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate general or
local exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below the permissible
OSHA Vacated PELs: SODIUM
BROMIDE: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
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 and clothing to
prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate
protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European
Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved
respirator when necessary.
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
Odor: none reported
Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.
Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not applicable.
Viscosity: Not applicable.
Boiling Point: 1390 deg C
Freezing/Melting Point:1377 deg F
Temperature: Not available.
Flash Point: Not available.
Decomposition Temperature:800 deg C
(estimated) Health: 1; Flammability: 0; Reactivity: 0
Upper: Not available.
95 g/100ml (25 C)
Specific Gravity/Density:3.203 @ 25C
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
to Avoid: Incompatible materials, dust generation, moisture.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents,
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Hydrogen bromide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.
Section 11 -
CAS# 7647-15-6: VZ3150000
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 7 gm/kg;
Oral, rat: LD50 = 3500
CAS# 7647-15-6: Not listed by
ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No data available.
Teratogenicity: Effects on newborn (behavioral).
Effects: No data available.
Neurotoxicity: No data available.
Mutagenicity: No data available.
Other Studies: No data
Section 12 -
No information available.
Section 13 - Disposal
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 -
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Section 15 -
CAS# 7647-15-6 is listed on the TSCA
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the
chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals
in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
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.
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. None of the chemicals in this product are
listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the
chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 7647-15-6 is not present on state lists from CA, PA,
MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the
chemicals in this product are listed. European/International
European Labeling in Accordance with EC
CAS# 7647-15-6: 1
is listed on Canada's DSL List. CAS# 7647-15-6 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
This product has a WHMIS classification of D2B.
CAS# 7647-15-6 is listed
on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #1 Date: 8/02/2000
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