Agent Name

Strontium bromide

CAS Number

10476-81-0

Formula

Br2-Sr

Major Category

Metals

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Hexahydrate: Colorless deliquescent crystals or white solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Has been used as an anticonvulsant and sedative; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (rat) = 1,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Heavy exposure may cause CNS depression; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Calcium bromide" and "Magnesium bromide."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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