Agent Name

Pyridinium bromide perbromide

CAS Number

39416-48-3

Formula

C5-H5-N.Br3-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Pyridinium hydrogen tribromide; Hydrogen tribromide, compd. with pyridine (1:1); Pyridinium tribromide; [ChemIDplus] Pyridine hydrobromide perbromide; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3261

Category

Pyridines

Description

Orange odorless solid; [Merck Index] Red-brown crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in small scale brominations; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes burns; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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