Agent Name

Radium bromide

CAS Number

10031-23-9

Formula

Br2-Ra

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

White to slightly brown crystals; [Merck Index #8094]

Comments

See "Radium" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Soluble in water; mp = 728 degrees C; [Merck Index #8094]

Adverse Effects
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