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P0838

Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium bromide

BioXtra, ≥99.0%

Linear Formula:
KBr
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
119.00
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
38050405
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
1 mmHg ( 795 °C)

Quality Level

product line

BioXtra

assay

≥99.0%

form

powder

impurities

≤0.0005% Phosphorus (P)
≤0.005% Insoluble matter

mp

734 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 1 M, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.2%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.005%

cation traces

Al: ≤0.0005%
Ba: ≤0.002%
Ca: ≤0.0005%
Cu: ≤0.0005%
Fe: ≤0.0005%
Mg: ≤0.0005%
NH4+: ≤0.05%
Na: ≤0.15%
Pb: ≤0.001%
Zn: ≤0.0005%

SMILES string

[K+].[Br-]

InChI

1S/BrH.K/h1H;/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

IOLCXVTUBQKXJR-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

Potassium bromide has been used in the sample preparation for fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR). It has also been used as a supplement in Wilbrink Selective Davis (WSD) medium.
May be used for removal of peripheral membrane proteins.

Packaging

250 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Potassium bromide (KBr) is used as an anticonvulsant and sedative. KBr is used for optical windows and prisms. KBr is transparent in the wide wavelength range from near ultraviolet to long wave infrared. It is employed in the sample preparation for infrared transmission spectra.

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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